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Three new forest fires burning in region

All three fires are located in the Kenora region and one is listed as not under control.
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Three new forest fires are burning in the region. (File).

KENORA, Ont. - There are three new forest fires burning in the Northwest region, with one listed as not under control.

According to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, all three fires are located in the Kenora region.

A 6.6 hectare fire that started on April 25 and is located on Northwest Angle First Nation is listed as being under control.

A second fire located on Wabaseemoong Independent Nation and 0.1 hectares in size is listed as not under control.

A 2.5 hectare fire also located on Wabaseemoong Independent Nation is 2.5 hectares in size and is being held.

A restricted fire zone remains in effect across the province due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The restriction will remain in effect until further notice.




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