Newly Issued MNRF Fire Restrictions- Temagami Region

FIRE RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITED ACCESS
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF)
(as of July 11, 2018)

1. There are currently 19 fires burning in the Municipality of Temagami;
however, this number can change rapidly.
2. The dry conditions and warm weather early in the summer has created
dangerous conditions for forest fires.
3. The Temagami area is in an emergency situation. Although you may not
see or smell these fires, they are actively burning.
4. The MNRF has restricted access to the areas that are currently under
threat, based on weather, fire risk, local fire activity as well as potential
fire risk.
5. Public safety is absolutely paramount. While this emergency is being
managed the identified areas are to be vacated as soon as possible.
6. These conditions change frequently. Check the website daily at:
https://www.ontario.ca/page/forest-fires for the most up to date
accurate information.
7. The Regional Information Officer can be contacted at:
705-564-6156 for detailed information.