Forest Fire Situation Update Northwest Region: June 24 2017

MNRF Aircraft at the Dryden Fire Base at the Dryden Municipal Airport
MNRF Aircraft at the Dryden Fire Base at the Dryden Municipal Airport

THUNDER BAY – June 24, 2017 – Time of Report 16:15 Northwest Region

There were no new fires confirmed in the Northwest Region by the afternoon of June 24 but one new fire was confirmed in the region by day’s end on June 23.

Nipigon District Fire Number 007 was some cut wood burning on Black Sturgeon Road north of Dorion, about 75 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay. It was listed as being held at 5.5 hectares in size on June 24.

The forest fire hazard is low in the south and western sectors and moderate to the north and east.

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

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Report prepared by Deb MacLean