Author Archives: Natural Resources Forestry

Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 31

There were no new wildland fires discovered at the time of this report. At the time of this update, there are six active wildland fires in the region. Pembroke 2 is under control at 0.7 of a hectare and is located west of Sand Lake. Peterborough 1 is being held at 10 hectares and is located west of Hwy 15. ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 30

There were three new wildland fires discovered at the time of this report. Pembroke 2 is not under control at 0.7 of a hectare and is located west of Sand Lake. North Bay 11 is not under control at 0.1 of a hectare. This fire is located west of Finlayson Provincial Park. North Bay 12 is not under control at ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 28

There were two new wildland fires discovered at the time of this report. Sudbury 22 is being held at 0.9 of a hectare. This fire is located north of Pine Lake. Parry Sound 12 is not under control at 0.5 of a hectare and is located west of Dollars Lake. At the time of this update, there are nine active ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 23

There was one new fire discovered today at the time of this report. Midhurst 1 is 0.1 of a hectare and is not under control at this time. The fire is located south of Burrows Lake. At the time of this update, there are four other active wildland fires in the region. Pembroke 1 is under control at 0.1 of ...

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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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