Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services
Northeast Fire Region
July 30, 2019
Time of Report – 17:34

Northeast Region

  • There were no new wildland fires discovered at the time of this report.
  • At the time of this update, there are six active wildland fires in the region.
    • Pembroke 2 is under control at 0.7 of a hectare and is located west of Sand Lake.
    • Peterborough 1 is being held at 10 hectares and is located west of Hwy 15.
    • Sudbury 18 is under control at 3.5 hectares. This fire is located west of Sinaminda Lake.
    • Sudbury 20 is under control at 1.4 hectares and is located further west of Sinaminda Lake.
    • Kirkland Lake 6 is under control at 6 hectares and is located north of Sesekinika lake.
    • Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 100km southeast of Moose Factory.
  • The forest fire hazard ranges from low to moderate across the Northeast Region, with the exception of Espanola and surrounding areas which are showing a high hazard.
  • For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfires.

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 us 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.