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More new fires start in north

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

Nipigon fire #8 is being held at 0.1 hectares in size and is located near Fog Lake, approximately 22 kilometres west of Nipigon

Red Lake fire #50 is not under control at 0.1 ha. and is located near Meddick Lake, approximately 16 km south of Deer Lake First Nation.

Police continue to receive complaints for AMBER Alerts

The Ontario AMBER Alert program continues to be an instrumental tool in assisting both the public and police with locating an abducted child who may be in danger.

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public that calling 911 or any emergency service communication centre is not an appropriate venue to complain about AMBER Alerts.