Author Archives: Natural Resources Forestry

Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 21

There are no new active fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon. At the time of this update, there are four active wildland fires in the region. Sudbury 15 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located west of Washagami Lake. North Bay 4 is being observed at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 17

There are two new active fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon. Sudbury 13 is not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare, it is located approximately 20 km north of Wanapitei Lake. Parry Sound 11 is not yet under control at 0.3 of a hectare. It is located south of Fourteen Mile Island Road. The forest fire ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 16

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there were six active wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 100 km southeast of Moose Factory. Timmins 2 is under control at 4,645 hectares. North Bay 4 is being observed at 0.1 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 11

There was one new fire in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. North Bay 4 is being observed at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located on an island is Denedus Lake and will be monitored to allow for the natural ecological benefits of fire to occur. At the time of this update, there are two other wildland fires in ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 9

There was one new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. Parry Sound 8 is not under control at 0.7 of a hectare. This fire is located south of the Round Lake Provincial Park. At the time of this update, there are two other wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 100 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 8

There were two new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. Parry Sound 6 is not under control at 0.1 of a hectare and is located on an island in Doughnut Lake. Parry Sound 7 is now out at 0.3 of a hectare. At the time of this update, there are three other wildland fires in the region. ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 5

There were two new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. Chapleau 5 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located near the southern corner of Brunswick House First Nation, approximately 5 km east of Chapleau. Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 25 km west of the Quebec border, in the ...

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Temporary Opening of Nungesser Road until 6 p.m.

In conjunction with Ministry of Natural Resources and Fire (MNRF), the Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will provide controlled access through the road closure area on Nungesser Road using a pilot vehicle to allow traffic movement in both directions. At present, the controlled access is planned to occur today until 6:00 pm but could change ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 2

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there was one active wildland fire in the region. Timmins 2 is being held at 4,645 hectares. Crews continue patrol the fire actioning hot spots as required. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff continue to work with the community of ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 27

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there is one wildland fires in the region. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. The fire is now being held. Crews continue to identify hot spots along the fire’s perimeter. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff continue to work with the ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 26

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there is one wildland fires in the region. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. The fire is now being held. Crews continue to identify hot spots along the fire’s perimeter. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff continue to work with the ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 25

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there is one wildland fires in the region. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. The fire is now being held. Crews continue to identify hot spots along the fire’s perimeter. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff continue to work with the ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 24

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there is one wildland fires in the region. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. The fire is now being held. Crews continue to identify hot spots along the fire’s perimeter. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff continue to work with the ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 21

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there are two wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 8 is being held at 3.5 hectares. It is located northwest of Fort Severn in the Far North. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. It is “not under control”. The fire remains approximately ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 20

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there are two wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 8 is a 3.5-hectare fire located northwest of Fort Severn in the Far North. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. It is “not under control”. The fire remains approximately 4 kilometres west of ...

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