Northeast Wildfire Update: Six Active Fires in the Region

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Wildfire Report

Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services – Northeast Fire Region

July 9, 2024 – 18:20

NORTHEAST REGION – As of early evening on Tuesday, July 9, no new wildland fires have been confirmed in the Northeast Region.

There are currently six active wildland fires in the Northeast Region:

  • Cochrane 8 (COC008): A 35-hectare fire being observed, located about 57.5 kilometers northwest of Moosonee.
  • Cochrane 9 (COC009): A 6,022-hectare fire being observed, situated east of Parson Lake and 8 kilometers west of the Quebec border.
  • Cochrane 11 (COC011): A 3,000-hectare fire being observed, approximately 112 kilometers southwest of Moosonee.
  • Cochrane 13 (COC013): A 0.2-hectare fire being observed, located about 33 kilometers southwest of Peawanuck.
  • Cochrane 14 (COC014): A 20-hectare fire being observed, situated about 30 kilometers south-southwest of Peawanuck.
  • Cochrane 15 (COC015): A 120-hectare fire being observed, located about 29 kilometers southeast of Peawanuck.

The fire hazard in the Northeast Region is low to moderate, except for Greater Sudbury and surrounding areas, which are experiencing a high hazard this afternoon. For the latest wildland fire danger values, check the interactive map.

No Drone Zone: Be Safe, Stay Clear of Forest Fires!

Flying drones near forest fires is dangerous and illegal. Drones can endanger the lives of pilots, firefighters, and other emergency personnel. Stay safe by keeping your drones away from forest fires.

Help Fight Forest Fires: Stay Clear of Waterbombers!

When waterbombers approach a body of water, move close to the shore so they can scoop safely. Waterbombers will not scoop from a lake or river if watercraft pose a safety hazard. Be safe and stay clear.

Reporting Wildland Fires

  • North of the French and Mattawa Rivers: Dial 310-FIRE to report a wildland fire.
  • South of the French or Mattawa Rivers: Dial 9-1-1 to report a wildland fire.
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