Northwest Fire Region – June 13, 2021 Wildfire Update

Monday, 14 June 2021

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Nipigon District, is advising the public due to forest fire activity in the Nipigon area from the Nipigon fires 7,8 and 9, an Implementation Order will be in effect, as of 12:02 a.m. June 11, that restricts access and use of certain roads and Crown lands.

All travel, use and access to the following areas are prohibited unless authorized by a travel permit issued by the Nipigon District Ministry Of Natural Resources and Forestry. All roads north of the Camp 81 Road/Devious Lake junction and west of the Camp 81 Road/John Ahl Road/Hainsworth Road junction; including Weatherall Lake Road, Cosgrave Lake Road, Seahorse Lake Road and Foam Lake Road.

All use or occupation of Crown land on or within 500 metres of the described closed roads above is prohibited. For information on how to obtain a travel permit please contact the Nipigon District office at 807-854-1322.

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