Parry Sound 11 Under Control At 0.7 Of A Hectare South Of Fourteen Mile Island Road

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  • There is one new active fire in the Northeast Region by late Thursday After afternoon.
    • Sault Ste. Marie 4 is located north of Algoma Headwaters Provincial Park, 1 km east of Logan Lake. It measures 0.6 hectares and is not yet under control.
  • At the time of this update, there were seven other active wildland fires in the region.
    • Sudbury 13 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare, it is located approximately 20 km north of Wanapitei Lake.
    • Parry Sound 11 is under control at 0.7 of a hectare. It is located south of Fourteen Mile Island Road.
    • North Bay 4 is being observed at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located on an island on Denedus Lake.
    • North Bay 5 is under control at 1.2 hectare and is located east of Rabbit Lake.
    • Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 100 km southeast of Moose Factory.
    • Timmins 4 is under control at 1 hectare, it is located approximately half of a km west of Upper Kasasway Lake.
    • Timmins 2 is under control at 4,645 hectares.
  • The forest fire hazard is mostly high in the eastern half of the Northeast Region this afternoon. The western half of the region and the Far North are showing a mostly low to moderate hazard while an area northwest of Onaping Falls, between Hwy 129 and Hwy 144, is showing an extreme hazard.
  • For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map.

Help fight forest fires – stay clear of waterbombers

When waterbombers approach a body of water, move close to the shore so they can perform their scoop. A waterbomber will not scoop from a lake or river if encroaching watercraft pose a safety hazard.

More Information

For updates on highway closures, check Ontario511 or @OPPCommunicationsNER on Twitter, and Ontario Provincial Police-Northeast Region on Facebook.

For information about the current forest fire situation: 1-888-220-7242

For updates on the fire situation, visit ontario.ca/forestfire or follow on Twitter @ONforestfires.

To report a forest fire located north of the French and Mattawa rivers, please dial 310-FIRE. To report a forest fire south of these rivers, dial 911.

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