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New fires over weekend

There were three new forest fires confirmed in the region by yesterday afternoon.

Red Lake fire #42 has been declared out at 0.1 hectares in size. It was located in Pikangikum First Nation.

Red Lake fire #43 is not under control at three ha. and is located near Trough Lake, approximately 39 kilometres northwest of Red Lake.

Four new fires reported

There were four new forest fires confirmed in the region by the late afternoon yesterday.

Fort Frances fire #7 is under control at 0.1 hectares and is located on an island on Rainy Lake.

Dryden fire #9 is not under control at 0.3 ha. and is located near Eagle Lake, approximately 28 kilometres southwest of Dryden

Calendar winners

Daniel Domres of Fort Frances was the $500 Father's Day winner in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association cash calendar draw for the week of June 16-22.

The $30 winners for that week included Jake Dokuchie and Bruce Wilson (Fort Frances), Guy Dirand and Keaton Galbraith (Atikokan), Caroline Elkis (Thunder Bay), Eric Chu (Toronto), Jane and Greg Rutledge (Burks Falls, Ont.).