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Restricted Fire Zone

ATTN: Restricted Fire Zone in effect for parts of Northeastern Ontario

Due to the extreme fire hazard, several recent periods of heavy lightning and the large number of wildfires burning, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has declared a Restricted Fire Zone in some areas of Northeastern Ontario as of 12:01 a.m. July 7 (Restricted Fire Zones 18, 19, 20 and 21) outlined in the map below. The Restricted Fire Zone is in effect until further notice. Restricted Fire Zones help protect public safety. In a Restricted Fire Zone, outdoor fires are banned. Portable gas stoves may still be used BUT must be handled with extreme care. For more information contact your local Fire Management Headquarters.

For detailed information on the Restricted Fire Zone boundaries visit http://ontario.ca/forestfire.

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