Friday, July 6, 2012

Six New Forest Fires Reported

Ministry of Natural Resources Fire officials are on high alert heading into the weekend. The warm weather has pushed the forest fire hazard to "High" in most areas and is expected to move to "Extreme." 6 new fires have been reported in the last two days after thunderstorms moved through the region. 5 of those fires were lightning caused, one of them was human-caused and is being investigated. The M.N.R. is reminding everyone to use caution around ignition sources.