There are no new wildfires confirmed in the Northeast Region.
In a news release issued late Monday, Aviation Forest Fire and Emergency Services says there were 33 active fires in the region as of late afternoon. Of those, two are under control and 31 are being observed.
Its next update is expected Thursday.
The following is the complete news release from Aviation Forest Fire and Emergency Services:
There were no new fires confirmed by late afternoon on Monday, Sept. 18.
There are currently 33 active wildland fires in the Northeast Region. Of these, two fires are under control and 31 are being observed.
The fire hazard is mostly low to moderate across the Northeast Region; except for Massey and surrounding areas, as well as a small portion of the region located east of Montreal River Harbour which are both showing a high hazard this afternoon.
Report a Wildland Fire
To report a wildland fire located north of the French and Mattawa rivers, please dial 310-FIRE. To report a forest fire located south of the French or Mattawa rivers, please dial 911.
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