Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Update: Northeast Fire Region

Wildfire Update

Current Wildland Fire Status

Northeast Region

As of early evening on Wednesday, July 10, there have been no new wildland fires confirmed in the Northeast Region. However, there are currently five active wildland fires:

  1. Cochrane 9 (COC009): This fire spans 6,022 hectares and is being observed. It is located east of Parson Lake and 8 kilometres west of the Quebec border.
  2. Cochrane 11 (COC011): Covering 3,000 hectares, this fire is also under observation. It is situated approximately 112 kilometres southwest of Moosonee.
  3. Cochrane 13 (COC013): A smaller fire of 0.2 hectares, located about 33 kilometres southwest of Peawanuck.
  4. Cochrane 14 (COC014): This 20-hectare fire is being monitored and is located around 30 kilometres south-southwest of Peawanuck.
  5. Cochrane 15 (COC015): Currently observed, this fire covers 120 hectares and is located approximately 29 kilometres southeast of Peawanuck.

The fire hazard level in the Northeast Region is currently low to moderate.

For the latest wildland fire danger values, please check our interactive map.

Safety Notices

No Drone Zone

Flying drones near forest fires is both dangerous and illegal. Drones pose significant risks to pilots, firefighters, and other emergency personnel. Be safe and stay clear of forest fires!

Waterbomber Safety

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

Reporting Wildland Fires

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