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From the MNRF

Four fires on weekend

There were four fires in the Northwest Region over the weekend, including two in Kenora District and one each in Nipigon and Dryden districts.

All of these fires have been declared “out.”

No new fires were confirmed by yesterday afternoon.

The fire hazard ranges from “low” to “high” across the region, with Red Lake District showing the highest hazard.

Fire scene still quiet

No new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region from Oct. 27-29.

Three active fires—located in the districts of Dryden, Kenora, and Thunder Bay—still are “being observed” in the region.

A prescribed burn in the Sioux Lookout/Dryden districts also is being monitored by fire management headquarters staff.

The forest fire hazard is “low” across the region.

No new fires here

No new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region between Oct. 22 and Oct. 26.

There are three active fires in the region, all of which are reported as “being observed.”

The forest fire hazard is “low” across the entire region.

A prescribed burn in the Sioux Lookout/Dryden districts continues to be monitored by fire management headquarters staff.

Quiet on fire scene

No new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region between Oct. 19-22.

There are three active fires in the region, all of which are “being observed.”

The forest fire hazard is “low” across the region.

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Two fires reported

Two new fires were confirmed between Oct. 16-19.

Dryden Fire #31, located on an island on Eagle Lake, was reported as “being observed” at 0.3 hectares in size.

Meanwhile, Thunder Bay Fire #50, located near Northern Lights Lake, also was listed as “being observed” at 0.1 hectares.

The forest fire hazard is “low-moderate” across the Northwest Region.

Fire hazard to rise

No new fires were reported in the Northwest Region from Oct. 6-8.

Two active fires remain in the region—one in Kenora District and one in Sioux Lookout District.

Both are being monitored and posing no problems.

The forest fire hazard currently is “low-moderate” but forecast to rise over the long weekend.

Fire scene still active

Two new fires were confirmed between Oct. 1-4 in the Northwest Region.

Kenora Fire #52, located near Whitney Lake, is now “out” at 0.1 hectares in size.

Thunder Bay Fire #49, located near Nelson Lake, also is “out” at 0.1 hectares.

Meanwhile, two new fires were confirmed by yesterday afternoon.

Two fires reported

Two new fires were confirmed between Sept. 28 and Oct. 1 in the Northwest Region.

Dryden Fire #29, located 30 km southwest of Vermilion Bay, was listed as “being held” at 1.5 hectares in size.

Meanwhile, Dryden Fire #30, located near Crabclaw Lake, was “under control” at 0.2 hectares at last report.

The forest fire hazard is “moderate-high” across the region.

Fire scene still quiet

No new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday afternoon.

One fire remains active in the region—a blaze being monitored for ecosystem renewal in the conservation area of Lake of the Woods in Kenora District.

The forest fire hazard is “low” in the southern sectors of the region and “moderate” in the north.