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Two new forest fires discovered in the region not under control

Twelve other fires continue to burn in the region, bringing the total to 14 active fires by early Monday evening
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Two wildland fires discovered in the Northeast region on Monday are not yet under control.

Wawa 10, located about 50 km west of Wawa is almost one hectare in size and was not under control by the time of this report.

A CL415 waterbomber and lead birddog aircraft had been fighting the fire Monday.

Wawa 11 was confirmed early Monday evening and is located located north of Molson Lake and approximately 30 kilometres east of Marathon. It is not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare.

At the time of this report, 12 other fires continued to burn in forests in the Northeastern region. Of those, two are being held, three are under control and seven are being observed.

In the eastern half of the region the fire hazard is mostly low to moderate. Areas west of Timmins and Greater Sudbury in the Northeast Region are maintaining a mostly high to extreme fire hazard as of Monday afternoon.

To see the fire hazard near you, check the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfire