Fire hazard high

The fire hazard is mainly high across the Red Lake, Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Thunder Bay and Nipigon sectors. The southern areas of the region including the Minnesota border, and the north shore of Lake Superior feature a low to moderate hazard.To see the fire hazard near you, consult the interactive fire map at
Follow Ontario’s Outdoor Burning Regulations
Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind the public to use caution when performing any outdoor burning. In order to dispose of yard waste and woody debris, we encourage you to use methods such as composting or using your local landfill. If you must burn, follow Ontario’s outdoor burning regulations.
Fires are to be ignited no sooner than 2 hours before sunset and extinguished no later than 2 hours after sunrise.
Always have tools/water adequate to contain the fire at the site.
Know the rules for safe outdoor burning. To consult the full set of outdoor burning regulations under Ontario’s Forest Fire Prevention Act, visit our website at