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Quiet on fire scene

No new forest fires were reported in the Northwest Region between Oct. 26 and yesterday afternoon.

There currently is one active wildland fire and two prescribed burns in the region.

The Sakwite Lake prescribed burn in Fort Frances District, located on Korpi Road, was listed as “under control” at 168.4 hectares.

Drive with care: OPP

With snowfall on the way, the Rainy River District OPP is urging drivers to slow down to adjust to road and weather conditions.

It is recommended to increase stopping distances and adjust to slower speeds.

The public may call 5-1-1 or refer to the Ministry of Transportation's website for road closures and up-to-date road conditions.