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Fire confirmed in park

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

But one new fire was confirmed later in the day on Sunday.

Fort Frances Fire #13, located on an island on Crooked Lake in Quetico Provincial Park, was reported as “being observed” at 0.1 hectares in size.

The forest fire hazard is “low” in the northern portions of the region and “moderate,” with pockets of “high,” in the southern portions.

Rain was in the forecast for today.

For more information about the current fire situation, and to view the active fires map, visit ontario.ca/forestfire

The Northwest Region fire information hotline (1-888-258-8842) also is available for general information updates.

Report forest fires by calling 310-FIRE (3473).

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