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New fires reported

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Four new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by late yesterday.

Fort Frances Fire #7, located near Upper Lawrence Lake, was listed as “not under control” at 0.3 hectares in size.

Two fires in Dryden District, both located near Bivo Lake, each were reported as “being held” at 2.6 ha and 0.4 ha, respectively.

Nipigon Fire #16, near Rossport, has been declared “out” at 0.1 ha.

Meanwhile, Red Lake Fire #3, Thunder Bay Fire #19, and Kenora Fire #18 all remain “under control.”

The fire hazard remains “low” in the eastern portions of the region and “moderate,” with pockets of “high,” in the western portions.

For the most up-to-date information about the current fire situation, and the active fires map go to ontario.ca/forestfire

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

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

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