PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — Three small forest fires of 0.1 hectare each continue to burn locally Wednesday.
Algonquin Park 10 is not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare, on an island located on the western side of Opeongo Lake.
Parry Sound 6 is also deemed not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare near Little Shawanaga Lake.
However, Algonquin Park 9 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare, on the western shore of Ragged Lake.
As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry report that there were four new fires discovered by late afternoon on Aug. 14.
Sault Ste. Marie 11 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare, one and a half kilometre northeast of Havilland.
Also at the time of this update, there are three other active wildland fires in the region.
Timmins 13 is under control at 0.4 of a hectare. It is located on the eastern shore of Coyne Lake, approximately 7 kilometres south of Morin Village.
Timmins 14 is under control at 0.5 of a hectare and is located east of Spanish River Provincial Park.
Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 100 kilometres southeast of Moose Factory.
The forest fire hazard ranges from moderate to high in most of the Northeast Region, with parts of the Far North presenting a low hazard.
For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfires.
For information about the current forest fire situation: 1-888-220-7242
To report a forest fire located north of the French and Mattawa rivers, please dial 310-FIRE. To report a forest fire south of these rivers, dial 911.