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Four new forest fires in the region

The fire hazard across the region is currently high to extreme
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As of Sunday evening, four new forest fires were confirmed in the region, including one approximately 20 km northeast of the Sault.

Sault 4, which is located south of Jarvis Lake is currently not under control at 0.1 of a hectare.

Sunday's three other confirmed new fires include:

  • Sudbury 16, which is being held at 1.2 hectare approximately 3 km southwest of Kukagami Lake, northeast of Sudbury
  • Sudbury 17, which is under control at 0.1 hectare and located on the northeastern shore of Bird Lake, east of Killarney Provincial Park
  • Bancroft 8, which is 0.2 hectare and was confirmed late Sunday afternoon approximately 7 km north of Whitney, Ont., which is just outside the Algonquin Provincial Park boundary southeast of North Bay

There are three other active fires in the region, all of which are currently either under control or being held.

The fire hazard in the region is high to extreme across the Northeast Region.

An interactive fire map can be found here.