Fire season is here

There are several fires burning in the northeast including one of the Sagamok-Anishnawbek First Nation just east of Black Bass Lake.

As of late yesterday afternoon, there were 14 confirmed in the northeast including five new fires confirmed on Thursday.

Sudbury 9 in Sagamok started up early yesterday morning.

The community had to shut down the local landfill yesterday because there was no access and the fire is still not under control.

The bush is considered dry, and municipalities have put fire bans in place including the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers this week.

For more information on fires in the northeast, visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/forest-fires

For local fire bans, contact your municipality or First Nation band office.

Photo: The 2022 Fire Season is underway. Please be aware of local fire bans and be careful when the bush because conditions are very dry. Photo by J.J. Whitmell and used with permission.

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