Forest Fire Situation Update Northwest Region June 14, 2018

Forest Fire Report

Fire Hazard Ramps up in Northwestern Ontario

THUNDER BAY – There were nine new fires confirmed by the afternoon of Thursday, June 14.

  • Sioux Lookout Fire Number 14 is being held at 0.2 hectares. Sioux Lookout Fire Number 15 is not under control at 1.0 hectare. Both are located near Otaskawin Lake.
  • Kenora Fire Number 53 has been declared out at 0.1 hectares.
  • Kenora Fire Number 54 is not under control at 0.1 hectares and is located on an island on Bear Hill Lake.
  • Kenora Fire Number 55 is not under control at 0.1 hectares and is located near Dalles First Nation.
  • Thunder Bay Fire Number is not under control at 3.0 hectares and is located west of Cloud Lake.
  • Sioux Lookout Fire Number 16 is under control at 0.1 hectares and is located near Lost Lake.
  • Fort Frances Fire Number 15 is being observed at 0.3 hectares and is located near Agnes Lake in Quetico Park.
  • Fort Frances Fire Number 16 is being observed at 1.5 hectares and is located near Gilman Lake in Quetico Park.

The forest fire hazard is high in the southern portions of the region and moderate in the northern portions of the region.

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.

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Report prepared by Jonathan Scott

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