View Full Version : Fire hazard creeping up More MNR firefighters heading east

06-03-2005, 08:50 AM
FORT FRANCES, ON - The fire situation continues to be very quiet in the West Fire District, with no active fires anywhere in Northwestern Ontario. The West Fire Region has had a total of 60 fires since the MNR fire season started April 1, consuming a total of 240.1 hectares.

Fort Frances District has seen a total of six fires burning 201.7 hectares
Dryden District has had seven fires, consuming just 5.7 ha.
Kenora District, There have been 12 fires, burning up 6.7 ha.
Red Lake District has had only one fire, consuming 0.5 ha.,
Sioux Lookout District 13 fires, lost 5.5 ha.
Thunder Bay District has seen eight, consuming 9.7 ha.
Source: fftimes.com (http://www.fftimes.com/index.php/1/2005-06-02/21494)