May 09, 2018 – Forest Fire Situation Update Northwest Region – NetNewsLedger

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2018179 Views

10 May 2018

There were two new fires confirmed in the Northwest Region by the afternoon of Wednesday, May 9. Red Lake Fire number 12, located just west of North Spirit Lake First Nation is 5.5 hectares in size. Red Lake Fire number 13, at 0.2 hectares, is located near Pikangikum First Nation

There was eight new fire starts in the Red Lake and Kenora Districts over Tuesday, May 8.

The forest fire hazard is high in the Kenora and Red Lake Districts. The remainder of the region is under a low to moderate forest fire hazard.

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