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.