As of 6:23AM Highway 144 is open in both directions. The Timmins 2 fire near Gogama is now at 6000 Hectares in size and is still listed as **not under control**. There is a heavy rain warning in the forecast expect up to 40mm of rain to fall in the next 48 hours, which is good news for the North Eastern Ontario Region. To stay up to date on highway closures you can visit and to keep track of the forest fire status you can visit to forest fire map on the MNRF website.

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