Forest Fire Situation Update Northeast Region June 6, 2017

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry personnel with the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Program commenced aerial ignition on Kenora District Fire Number 18 as one more method of attack on this aggressive fire.
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry personnel with the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services

THUNDER BAY – Time of Report 18:10 Northeast Region

There are no new fires confirmed in the Northeast Region by the afternoon of June 6.

The current fire hazard ranges from low to high across the region, with areas in the far North presenting the highest hazard.

To see a complete list of fires across the province click on our interactive map. You can also get the latest update on the condition of any fire by clicking the fire icon.

Fire numbers and online information:

  • To report a forest fire located north of the French and Mattawa rivers, please dial 310-FIRE (3473)
  • To report a forest fire located south of the French or Mattawa rivers, please dial 911.
  • Follow us on Twitter : in English @ONForestFires or in French @ONFeuDeForêt
  • For guidelines on safe outdoor fire management ontario.ca/fireprevention

Report prepared by Isabelle Chenard