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Fire scene quiet in region


One new fire, located in Nipigon District, was confirmed by yesterday afternoon in the Northwest Region.

Assessment of the northern fires has resulted in more than 30 of them being called “out,” with most of these in the Nipigon and Sioux Lookout districts.

This brings the total number of the active fires in the region down to 24.

The forest fire hazard is “low" across most the region, except an area of "moderate" to "high” in the northeast sector.

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

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

Meanwhile, hunting season has started in parts of the province.

As such, hunters are reminded to be aware of FireRangers and vehicles as they respond to forest fires.

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