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Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Forest Fire Management
Forest Fire Management, Sioux Lookout Fire Management Headquarters

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Description
The fire management program aims to do the following:
  • Prevent loss of human life and injury
  • Prevent and mitigate losses alongside economic and social disruption
  • Promote understanding of the ecological role of fire
  • Use fire to benefit resource management
  • Manage vegetation and condition of their properties to help protect public safety and reduce losses
  • Respond as quickly as possible to fires posing an immediate threat to high values, such as communities and infrastructure
  • Manage fires to limit negative impacts and costs when values are not threatened or when the environment could benefit
Online Forest Fire Information
  • Provides information online about the current forest fire danger, forest fire activity and fire restrictions across the province
  • Offers an interactive map visually showing active fires, current fire dangers and restricted fire zones
  • Maintains information on travel restrictions due to fire
  • Provides information online regarding safe burning and building a safe camp fire
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Forest Fire Reporting Line: 310-3473 (310-FIRE)Northwest Region Fire Information: 807-937-7241Information regarding current forest fire dangers, forest fire activity and fire restrictions across the province: https://www.ontario.ca/page/forest-fires
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
Call for more information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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(30) Provincial Government
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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