One new fire was confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday evening.
Nipigon Fire #8, located about 18 km east of Terrace Bay, is a 0.1-hectare blaze.
The only other active fire in the region is Nipigon Fire #7, a 5.5-ha blaze northeast of Thunder Bay.
It currently is listed as “under control.”
The forest fire hazard is forecast to range from “moderate" to "high" in the central sectors of the region, and "low" to "moderate” in the other areas.