There is a Tinge of Smoke in the Air Today

Air Quality Alert For Upper Peninsula

You may have noticed a slight smell of smoke in the air this morning in Sault Ste. Marie. Don’t worry, there are no new fires in the region to report.

At the time of this update, there have been no new wildland fires reported. There are currently 32 active wildland fires; of these, 28 are being observed and 4 are under control. Smoke drift from wildland fires in northern Quebec along the eastern side of James Bay is being seen across the Northeast Region, including Timmins, Greater Sudbury, and North Bay and now Sault Ste. Marie.

The fire hazard is low across the majority of the Northeast Region today with a moderate fire hazard around along the coast of James Bay north of Moosonee.


  • Craig Huckerby

    Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 43 years in local media. Starting in television, Craig became known as "the weather guy" on local television before pioneering internet media in the Sault. Craig is credited for bringing local television back to the Sault via the internet in 2003 with LTVNEWS.COM and was instrumental in launching and Craig has also won numerous International Film awards for director of the documentary, "Was I Next?, The Sean Cribbin Story"

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