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More fires reported


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

Red Lake Fire #12, located near Florin Lake, has been declared “out” at 0.1 hectares in size.

Three fires were confirmed in the region Tuesday.

Red Lake Fire #11, located in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park, has been re-mapped to a size of 18 ha.

Six FireRanger crews are assigned to this blaze, with suppression efforts reported to be going well.

Crews are working to establish hoselines around the fire.

Kenora Fire #17, located near the community of Wabaseemoong, and Dryden Fire #11, located off Ghost Lake Road, both have been declared “out” at 0.4 ha and 0.1 ha, respectively.

The forest fire hazard currently is “low" across most of the region, except for an area of "high” in the far north of the Sioux Lookout and Nipigon districts.

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