New forest fires in northwestern Ontario hit single-day high The Weather Network   A single-day high for new forest fires in northwestern Ontario this year has seen 81 confirmed, nearly doubling the previous record 2021 total recorded... Read more >
Northwestern Ontario drought reaching ‘critical’ level, says beef rep Sudbury.com   Construction getting underway on a brand-new cattle sales barn in Rainy River should be cause for celebration for the area's cattle... Read more >
Northwestern Ontario NDP MPPs call on Ford to declare state of emergency over forest fires CBC News   Northwestern Ontario NDP Members of Provincial Parliament are calling on Premier Doug Ford to declare a state of emergency... Read more >
Reliable second pumper essential to serve as water shuttle: Chief The Sudbury Star   The radiator of the fire department’s 1996 pumper truck had failed in May, while firefighters were responding to a wildland fire in Gros Cap,... Read more >
Sault Fire Services may host Regional Training Centre SaultOnline   Money may be saved if a plan by our local Fire Services comes to fruition and the City of Sault Ste. Marie is awarded the title of Regional Training Centre. According... Read more >
This is what wildfire smoke is doing to your body (We asked a doctor) The Standard   The following is a fictional scenario used to illustrate some of the potential symptoms associated with exposure to severe wildfire smoke, and to... Read more >
81 new fires in the northwest region TbNewsWatch.com   Eighty-one new fires were discovered by the Ministry of Natural Resources in the region Tuesday, nearly double the average amount of daily new fire starts.   THUNDER BAY... Read more >
A look at Canada’s wildfires in numbers and graphics over the decades Global News   Hundreds of wildfires across Canada have forced evacuations and torched homes in the wake of record-breaking temperatures ... Read more >
BBQ fire causes $1 million in damage CTV News   BARRIE, ONT. -- Gravenhurst fire crews say a BBQ fire was responsible for $1 million in damage at a home on Chickadee Lane Monday. Fire Chief Jared Cayley said a person had been using a... Read more >
Bonfield house fire most likely lit by lightning BayToday.ca   On Monday night a family home in Bonfield was ravished by flames. The Lamarche family is safe, as is their dog, with no injuries reported. “It’s possible... Read more >