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Fire sparked

One new fire was confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday afternoon.

Nipigon District Fire #6, located near Goudy Lake, was listed as “not under control” at 0.1 hectares in size at last report.

The forest fire hazard is predominantly “low" across the region, with pockets of "moderate” in the Fort Frances and Thunder Bay districts.

Quiet on fire scene

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

There are no active fires.

The forest fire hazard is “moderate" in the eastern sectors of the region and "high” in the western sectors.

Rain is in the forecast for the next few days, which is expected to reduce the fire hazard across the region.

Fire hazard mostly low

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

There remains one active fire in the region, Red Lake Fire #11, which currently is listed as “under control.”

This lightning-caused fire is 18 hectares in size and located in the west-central portion of Woodland Caribou Provincial Park.

Fugitive nabbed in Ignace

Yesterday around 4:15 a.m., members of the Ignace OPP were called to a residence to investigate an assault complaint.

Officers recognized one of the occupants of the residence to be a person wanted on a Canada-wide warrant held by the Calgary Police Service.

William Kincade-Miller, 28, of Calgary was arrested and taken into custody.