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A total of 17 forest fires are burning across the northeast

Five new ones were discovered Sunday

A total of 17 fires are burning across the northeast, according to Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services.

There were five new wildland fires still active by late afternoon on August 25, and six fires are not under control at the time of this update. 

The remaining 11 fires are either being held or under control. 

Pembroke 5 is currently 0.2 of a hectare. The fire is located northeast of Bissett Creek Provincial Park. 

Wawa 12 is listed at 0.1 of a hectare and is located north of Nimoosh Provincial Park. 

North Bay 24 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. This fire is located south of Lake Temagami. 

Algonquin Park 21 is listed at 0.3 of a hectare and is located southwest of Dickson Lake. 

Algonquin Park 22 is currently 0.3 of a hectare in size. The fire is located north of Booth Lake. 

Algonquin Park 19 started Aug. 24 and is listed at four hectares in size. The fire is located west of Foys Lake.

For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at