Wildland Fire Update: Northeast Region

Wildfire Report

No New Fires Reported

SAULT STE. MARIE – Northeast Region In the late afternoon of Monday, September 18, no new wildland fires were confirmed in the Northeast Region. This marks a period of stability in the current fire situation.

Active Fires and Hazard Assessment

As of this update, there are 33 active wildland fires in the Northeast Region. Among these, two fires are under control, and firefighting efforts continue to observe and manage the remaining 31.

The assessment of fire hazards across the region indicates predominantly low to moderate risk levels. However, it’s important to note that exceptions exist. The areas surrounding Massey and certain regions to the east of Montreal River Harbour are experiencing a high fire hazard this afternoon.

Stay Vigilant, Report Fires

In the interest of public safety and the preservation of our natural surroundings, we urge residents and visitors to remain vigilant and report any signs of wildland fires promptly.

To report a wildland fire located north of the French and Mattawa rivers, please dial 310-FIRE. For forest fires situated south of the French or Mattawa rivers, please dial 911.

Your proactive reporting plays a crucial role in maintaining the safety and well-being of our communities. Stay informed and stay safe. Our next update will be published on Thursday, September 21, 2023.

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