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Northeast Fire Region Update – August 14, 2018

Time of Report 17:45 Late afternoon on August 14, there are 45 active forest fires across the Northeast. Of these, 9 are not yet under control, 36 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were six new fires confirmed today, at the time of this update. Parry Sound 43, covers 1.5 hectares and is located approximately 5 ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update of August 14, 2018

On the morning of August 14, there are 40 active forest fires across the Northeast. Of these, 5 are not yet under control, 35 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were no new fires confirmed yesterday and one fire extinguished. Incident Management Teams Incident Management Teams (IMTs) are in place in the region. They are managing ...

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Northeast Fire Region – August 12

On the morning of August 12, there are 41 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 5 are not yet under control, 36 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were no new fires confirmed yesterday and three fires extinguished. Incident Management Teams Incident Management Teams (IMTs) are in place in the region. They are managing ...

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Forest Fire Situation Update Northeast Fire Region – August 11

Time of Report 8:30am On the morning of August 11, there are 44 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 6 are not yet under control, 38 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were two new fires confirmed yesterday and four fires extinguished. North Bay 121 is not yet under control at 0.2 of a ...

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Forest Fire Situation Update Northeast Fire Region – August 10

On the morning of August 10, there are 47 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these,11 are not yet under control, 36 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were four new fires confirmed yesterday, two of which has already been extinguished. Cochrane 39 is not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare Wawa 12 ...

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Forest Fire Situation Update Northeast Region – August 6

By the evening of August 6, there were 44 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 18 are not yet under control, 26 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were four new fires confirmed today, two of which are already been called out. Cochrane 35 measures 7 hectares and is located 93 kilometers northeast of ...

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Northeast Fire Region – August 5, 2018

Time of Report 22:55 By the evening of August 5, there were 42 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 19 are not yet under control, 23 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were two new fires confirmed today. Bancroft 19 covers 0.5 of a hectare. It is located approximately 5 km southeast of Big ...

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Forest Fire Situation Update – Northeast Fire Region August 4

By the evening of August 3, there were 45 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 21 are not yet under control, 24 are either being held, under control or being observed. There was one new fire confirmed today in the Northeast Region. Cochrane 34 is located 90 km northeast of Smooth Rock Falls. It measures 1 hectare and ...

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Ontario Forest Fire Update – August 3

Northeast Fire Region By the evening of August 2, there were 47 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 21 are not yet under control, 26 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were no new fires discovered today and one fire was extinguished. Incident Management Teams Incident Management Teams (IMTs) are in place in the ...

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Ontario Forest Fire Update – August 1

Northeast Fire Region By the evening of August 1, there were 49 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 21 are not yet under control, 28 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were ten new fires confirmed in the region today, one of which has already been called out. All of the new fires confirmed ...

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Forest Fire Situation – UPDATE Aug 1, 2018 @ 07:35

Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Forest Fire Situation Update Northeast Fire Region July 31, 2018 Time of Report 10:45 By the evening of July 31, there were 41 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 13 are not yet under control, 28 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were five new fires confirmed in ...

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Forest Fire Situation – UPDATE Jul 28, 2018 @ 11:50

Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Forest Fire Situation Update – Northeast Fire Region July 28, 2018 Time of Report 11:50 By the evening of July 28 there were 39 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 12 are not yet under control, 27 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were no new fires discovered ...

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NE & Temagami Forest Fire Situation (July 15 – 21)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 7:50 PM (HENVEY INLET, ON) -On July 20, 2018 at approximately 11:00 a.m. After the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) recommended that the community of Key Harbour impose a mandatory evacuation of its residents (on the south side of the Key River); and recommended that the municipality of Killarney impose a mandatory evacuation ...

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NE & Temagami Forest Fire Situation (July 8 – 14)

Jul 14, 2018 @ 14:19 By late morning on July 14 there are 48 active forest fires across the Northeast, of these 20 are not yet under control, 28 are either being held under control or being observed. The cold front that passed through the Northeast will start moving out of the fire region today but will likely bring wrap ...

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Forest Fire Update – July 10

With the current fire situation in the Northeast Region, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services will be providing 2 media releases daily (late morning and evening). This morning, there are 69 active forest fires in Northeast Region. 27 of these fires are not yet under control, while forty-two are either being held, under ...

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