Two new forest fires being battled in Ontario’s Northwest –

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201952 Views

Half-hectare blazes break out near Mishkeegogamang First Nation and northeast of Atikkan

THUNDER BAY — Two new forest fires were confirmed in Ontario’s Northwest Region on Sunday.

The half-hectare Sioux Lookout No. 5 is listed as not under control near Doghole Lake in Mishkeegogamang First Nation. For Frances No. 3 is also not under control and about half a hectare, located near Rawn Reservoir, about six kilometres northeast of Atikokan.

A third forest fire, a 0.1-hectar blaze known as Kenora Fire No. 21, has been declared out at Gun Club Island on Lake of the Woods.

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