-- UPDATE at 5:19 pm on May 12 --

The Manitoba government says the fire has grown to about 40 hectares. They ask everyone to avoid the area.

-- Original story --

Manitoba and Ontario fire crews are currently battling a fire east of Falcon Beach.

The Whiteshell Cottagers Association says that three water bombers are currently fighting a 10 hector fire which is located in the Toniata area, which is east of the Falcon Beach townsite.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has confirmed that 2 water bombers and bird dog aircraft are providing aerial support.

Photos courtesy of Michael Barclay, the Manitoba Government and Whiteshell Cottagers Association Facebook pages.