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Cash calendar winners

Steve McLeod of Atikokan was the $100 Victoria Day winner in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association cash calendar draw for the week of May 19-25.

Winning $30 were Marcia McArthur, Bobbie Harrington, and Allan McManaman (Fort Frances), Katy Esselink (Emo), Bennett and Dawn Drennan (Rainy River), Susan Hayes (Atikokan), Brian and Gail Colling (Ripley, Ont.).

One new fire reported

There was one new forest fire confirmed in the region by yesterday afternoon.

Red Lake fire #8 is being held at 0.5 hectares and is located in Pikangikum First Nation.

The forest fire hazard is moderate to high in the far north of Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and Nipigon districts. The forest fire hazard is low across the remainder of the Northwest Region.

Fire hazard low

There were no new fires over the weekend, and no active fires in the region at present.

Widespread precipitation and cool temperatures have resulted in a low fire hazard across the Northwest Region with the exception of the far north portions of the Red Lake sector where hazard conditions are moderate.