By the time of this report on June 28, there were four active fires in the region.

  • Timmins 6 was discovered on June 27 and is located northwest of Timmins. The fire is 56 hectares in size and is not under control. Fire crews and air attack are working to suppress the fire.  
  • Cochrane 5 was confirmed on June 20 approximately 80 km west of the Far North community of Attawapiskat. The fire is being observed at 2,685 hectares.
  • Cochrane 4, located in the Far North, was discovered on June 14 and covers 3,264 hectares. Fire crews continue to maintain values protection in the area.
  • Cochrane 2, located near the community of Peawanuck, was discovered on June 11 and is being observed at 122 hectares.

The fire hazard is generally high across the Northeast. The area of most concern is the Greater Sudbury region, which is showing an extreme hazard.

Fire numbers and online information:

  • To report a forest fire located north of the French and Mattawa rivers, please dial 310-FIRE (3473)
  • To report a forest fire located south of the French or Mattawa rivers, please dial 911.
  • Follow us on Twitter: in English @ONForestFires or in French @ONFeuDeForêt
  • For up to date information on current fires in the province or to check the forest fire hazard in your area, visit Ontario.ca/forestfire

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