Tuesday, July 17, 2012
M.N.R. Responds to 113 Forest Fires
Despite a day of rain, the Ministry of Natural Resources continues to have its hands full with new forest fires in Northwestern Ontario. Yesterday alone there were 11 new fires reported across the District. Information Officer Debbie MacLean says they expect to see more activity in the days ahead as warm weather returns. MacLean says over the past five days, the M.N.R. have responded to 113 forest fires in the Northwest region.