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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 3

As of the afternoon of June 3, there are two active wildland fires in the region. Chapleau 2 measures 0.4 of a hectare and is under control. It is located west of Spanish River Provincial Park, more specifically west of Low Lake. Sudbury 2 measures 0.3 of a hectare and is not yet under control at the time of this update. It ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 2

As of the afternoon of June 2, there is one active wildland fire in the region. Chapleau 2 measures 0.4 of a hectare and it is not under control. It is located west of Spanish River Provincial Park, more specifically just west of Low Lake. At the time of this update, the fire hazard is mostly moderate to high across the ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 1

As of the afternoon of June 1, there are no active wildland fires in the region. At the time of this update, the fire hazard is mostly low to moderate in the North Bay, Sudbury, Haliburton and Cochrane sectors; and mostly moderate to high in the Wawa, Chapleau and Timmins sectors. Out of province resources Approximately 230 staff members from Aviation, ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – May 30

As of the afternoon of May 30, there are no active wildland fires in the region. At the time of this update, the fire hazard is mostly low to moderate on the eastern side of the region, and mostly moderate to high on the western side of the region. Northwest Forest Fire Update There were no new forest fires in the ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 29

As of the afternoon of May 29, there are no active wildland fires in the region. At the time of this update, the fire hazard is mostly low in areas south of North Bay, generally moderate to high in the central portion of the region, and low to moderate in the Far North. Northwest Region There were four new forest fires ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 28

As of the afternoon of May 28, there are no active wildland fires in the region. At the time of this update, the fire hazard is mostly low in areas south of Sault. Ste Marie and Greater Sudbury; and varies from moderate to high in areas north of which. Out of province resources More than 200 staff members from Aviation, Forest ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 27

As of the afternoon of May 27, there are no active wildland fires in the region. The fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. Out of province resources More than 110 staff members from Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services are currently assisting the province of Alberta with its escalated fire situation. This includes FireRangers, support staff and one ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 25

As of the afternoon of May 25, there is one active wildland fire in the region. Cochrane 4 covers 1 hectare and is located approximately 1 km south of the community of Fort Albany. It is under control. The fire hazard is low across the region. Out of province resources More than 80 staff members from Aviation, Forest Fire and ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 23

As of the early evening of May 23, there are no active wildland fires in the region. The fire hazard is low across the region, except for parts of the Far North which are showing a moderate hazard. Crews deployed to assist with flood response There are 17 members of the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services team currently deployed ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update

As of the early evening of May 22, there are no active wildland fires in the region. The fire hazard is low to moderate across the region, except for parts of the Far North which are showing a high hazard. Crews deployed to assist with flood response There are 17 members of the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services team ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 19

Northeast Region As of the early evening of May 19, there are no active wildland fires in the region. The fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. Crews deployed to assist with flood response There are 48 members of the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services team currently deployed to assist with sandbagging efforts and the movement of ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 17

Northeast Region As of the early evening of May 17, there are no active wildland fires in the region. The fire hazard is low across the region. Crews deployed to assist with flood response There are 46 members of the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services team currently deployed to assist with sandbagging efforts and the movement of water from ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – May 16

Northeast Region As of the early evening of May 16, there are no active wildland fires in the region. One new fire was extinguished today, Sudbury 1 is now out at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire hazard is low to moderate across the region.   Crews deployed to assist with flood response 43 members of the Aviation, Forest Fire ...

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Northeast Fire Region Report – May 15

Northeast Region As of the early evening of May 15, there are no active wildland fires in the region. Four new fires were discovered this week in the Northeast, all of which are currently out. Cochrane 1, 2 and 3 (0.5 of a hectare, 0.5 of a hectare and 1 hectare respectively) occurred near the far North community of Fort ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – September 10, 2018

On the afternoon of September 10, there are 11 active forest fires across the Northeast. All 11 fires are under control or being observed. There were no new fires confirmed today, at the time of this update. The fire hazard is currently low to moderate in most areas south of Hwy 11, while areas around and to the north of ...

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