We May Be in for Tough Forest Fire Season

It’s too soon to say what sort of forest fire season the summer of 2018 will be for northeastern Ontario, but Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry fire crews and officials are ready for whatever lies ahead.

“Right now, spring is training season, as well,” says Isabelle Chenard, fire information officer for the region. “So, we’re staying current with all the safety training. And we look at the forecast every day to see where the highest risk of fires would be based on the forecast and basically we’re ready to respond. read more >>