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Fires still starting


Seven new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday afternoon, with eight confirmed by day's end Wednesday.

There's a total of 151 active fires in various states of suppression as of yesterday.

Scattered rainfall has assisted with suppression operations, however, fires continue to burn deep and require extensive effort by fire crews to extinguish.

Areas of concern remain Nipigon Fires #29 and #99, as well as the Big Trout Lake (KI) complex.

Quebec currently is assisting Ontario in the Northwest Region with two CL-415 waterbombers.

As well, Minnesota has provided a tactical aircraft capable of air capable of air attack or transport as required.

To track the fire hazards, and to see a complete list of fires across the province, click on our interactive map.

You also can get the latest update on the condition of any fire by clicking the fire icons.

To report a forest fire, call 310-FIRE (3473).

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