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One new fire reported


One new fire was confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday afternoon.

Red Lake Fire #15, located near Richardson Lake, was listed as “being held” at 0.1 hectares in size.

Thunder Bay Fire #23, meanwhile, has been declared “out” at 0.1 ha.

The forest fire hazard is “high-extreme” in the northern sectors of the region, and “moderate-high” in the southern sectors.

Rain is in the forecast for the weekend.

For more information about the current fire situation, and the active fires map, visit

The Northwest Region fire information hotline (1-888-258-8842) also is available for general information updates.

Report forest fires by calling 310-FIRE (3473).

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