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Two new forest fires confirmed in Sudbury District

Three more wildfires broke out in the northeast region earlier today, MNRF says
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Five new forest fires broke out today afternoon in the northeast region, with two of them currently ablaze within the Sudbury District.

Timmins 5 broke out in Sudbury District, 15 km east of Highway 144 and just south of Mamie Lake, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF). It measures two hectares, and it is not under control. 

Sudbury 4 also started in Sudbury District and is located 1.5 km east of Highway 69 and half a km north of Round Lake. It is a 1.5-hectare fire, and it is not yet under control, MNRF says. 

Algonquin Park 2 is a 0.1-hectare fire that broke out on the north shore of Whitefish Lake in Nipissing District. It is also not under control.

Parry Sound 5 broke out in Parry Sound, six km east of Highway 69 and three km south of Cantin Lake. It takes 0.1 hectares, and it is not under control. 

Cochrane 1 is being observed and measures 45 hectares, according to the MNRF.

The fire hazard is high to extreme across the northeast region.

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