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No new wildfires confirmed in northeast region

Currently 13 active fires in the region
Forest Fires 2
. (Photo supplied by MNRF).

No new wildfires had been confirmed in the northeast region by late afternoon on May 17, Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services said in a release issued today. 

There are currently 13 active fires in the region. Fires of note are as follows: 

    Timmins 1 was confirmed Tuesday afternoon two kilometres southeast of Morin Village and half a kilometre north of Barager's Lake. The fire was remapped and its perimeter was updated to 1445 hectares. There are 16 FireRanger crews dedicated to the fire. For road closure updates, please consult Ontario 511. This fire remains not under control.Sudbury 4 was confirmed the afternoon of Tuesday May 10. It is a 212 hectare fire located three kilometres east of Estaire and one kilometre south of Nepewassi Lake road. FireRanger crews continue to work to suppress this fire which is now being held.Sudbury 7 was confirmed the afternoon of Tuesday May 10. It is a 221 hectare fire located 600 metres north of Ashigami road and 0.3 kilometres west of Ashigami Lake Road East. FireRanger crews continue to work to suppress this fire which is being held.Timmins 2 was confirmed the afternoon of Tuesday May 10. It is a 57.5 hectare fire located near Duchabani Creek, 1.5 kilometres northwest of Cullen Lake. It is under control.Kirkland Lake 2 is being held at 40 hectares and was confirmed Friday west of Twitchgrass Lake. Four FireRanger crews are working on this fire and are making good progress at establishing a perimeter around the fire.Sudbury 11 was confirmed on Friday. It is a 88 hectare fire located two kilometres northeast of Mink Lake. It is not under control.

To see the fire hazard near you, check the interactive fire map here.