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No new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday afternoon but there was one on Tuesday.

Dryden Fire #10 was a roadside grass fire along the Trans-Canada Highway east of Dinorwic.

It is now “out.”

The only active fire in the region remains Red Lake Fire #30—a 3,739-hectare blaze that first started on May 22.

It was listed as “under control” at last report.

The forest fire hazard varies from a “high" hazard in the Dryden District, areas of "moderate" hazard in the Kenora, Fort Frances, Thunder Bay, and Nipigon districts, to "low” in the Red Lake and Sioux Lookout districts.

To see a complete list of fires across the province, click on our interactive map.

You also can get the latest update on the condition of any fire by clicking the fire icon.

To report a forest fire, call 310-FIRE (3473).

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