More than a hundred fires are now burning across the northwest region, including six that started yesterday. Crews are hoping for rain, as the fire hazard is extreme across the district.

Residents and visitors are reminded to take extra care, when planning shore lunches or camp fires.

New fires yesterday:

Sioux Lookout Fire 102 is located near Gull Lake, approximately 131 km north of Sioux Lookout. The 0.1 hectare fire is not under control·

Thunder Bay Fire 37 is located north of NW Corner Rd. near Avey Lake, approximately 185 kilometres north/northwest of Thunder Bay. The 0.3 hectares fire is not under control.·

Thunder Bay Fire 38 is located south of Whitefish Lake near the U.S. border. The 0.1 hectare fire is not under control.·

Nipigon Fire 50 is located North of Hall Lake, approximately 50 kilometres northeast of Nipigon. The 0.3 hectare fire is not under control.·

Nipigon Fire 51 is located east of Long Lake, approximately 60 kilometres north of Schreiber. At 1.2 hectares the fire is not under control.·

Thunder Bay Fire 40 is located north of Black Sturgeon Lake, approximately 119 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. The 0.2 hectare fire is not under control

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