Heat warnings issued in northwestern Ontario as 96 forest fires burn – CBC

Aug 18, 2021

Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for much of northwestern Ontario on Wednesday as 96 forest fires burn in the region.

Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services (AFFES) said a restricted fire zone remains in effect for the Kenora, Fort Frances, Dryden and Thunder Bay (excluding Wabakimi Provincial Park) districts, and portions of the Sioux Lookout and Red Lake districts. Outdoor burning is prohibited in those areas.

Suppression efforts continue on some of the region’s larger, more-established fires, including:

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/forest-fire-update-1.6144784

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