2 more First Nations evacuated in northwestern Ontario due to wildfires – Global News

July 21, 2021

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO — Residents from two more First Nations in northwestern Ontario are being evacuated today due to the threat posed by growing wildfires in the region.

The province says vulnerable residents from North Spirit Lake First Nation and Cat Lake First Nation are being evacuated at the request of community leaders.

A spokesman for the Ministry of the Solicitor General, says the communities are concerned about nearby wildfires and the impact of smoke from them.

The latest evacuations come after residents from three other First Nations had to leave their communities due to nearby wildfires a few weeks ago.

Read  More: https://globalnews.ca/news/8046886/2-first-nations-evacuated-northwestern-ontario-wildfires/

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