Wildfire Update: Joint Statement from Ontario Ministers – NetNewsLedger
TORONTO – Wildfire Update – Our government, through Emergency Management Ontario and the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, has committed significant resources to keep communities safe from wildfires across Ontario’s northwest and to support evacuations to host communities across the province.
This includes the evacuation of over 3,000 people through the complete evacuations of Poplar Hill First Nation and Deer Lake First Nation communities, and the evacuation of vulnerable residents of Pikangikum First Nation, North Spirit Lake First Nation, and Cat Lake First Nation. All requests for evacuations have been facilitated by the province, and over 600 wildland firefighters continue their efforts to contain and suppress the fires in the northwest, utilizing all available land and aerial equipment to protect people and property.
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