Two new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region yesterday afternoon.
Nipigon Fire #19, a human-caused blaze near Jackfish Lake, was listed as “being held” at 2.1 hectares in size.
Meanwhile, Nipigon Fire #18, located near Neys Provincial Park, was “under control” at 0.2 ha.
The fire hazard is “high” in the northern sectors of the region and “low-moderate” in the southern sectors.
For more information about the current fire situation, and 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).