Fire Ban Issued In Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls – 89.5 The Lake FM

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2018324 Views

May 10, 2018

Cooler temperatures and rain is keeping the forest fire hazard across the Rainy River district low, but a few forest fires burn farther north.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says two new blazes were sparked yesterday, one west of North Spirit Lake First Nation and another near Pikangikim.

There were eight new fire starts in the Red Lake and Kenora districts Tuesday.

Meanwhile, fire officials are concerned about the lack of rain in the region.

In the Town of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, all burning permits have been suspended for the time being.

The fire hazard in this region is high today.

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