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Two active forest fires in Timmins area

There's also a new active fire in the Chapleau area
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Yesterday, five new active forest fires were reported in the region, including a pair in the Timmins area.

Timmins 1 is not under control and was last reported as being 5.1 hectares. It is south of Forks and Lower Forks Lake, which is south of the city.

Timmins 2 is also not under control and is located northwest of Thor Lake, south of Timmins. It is about 2.7 hectares in size.

The three additional fires in the Northeast Region include:

  • Sudbury 19, which is being held at 1.1 hectare, is north of Trout Lake, southeast of Sudbury.
  • Sault Ste. Marie 6, which is located south of Ranger Lake, is currently not under control at 0.1 of a hectare
  • Sault Ste. Marie 7 is also not under control at 0.3 of a hectare north of the Goulais River.

A new active fire is also listed near Chapleau and is .1 of a hectare in size. 

An interactive fire map, is available here.