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Forest fire prevention efforts contribute to fewer fires in 2021

October 14, 2021
By The Ministry of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture

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Oct. 12, Newfoundland and Labrador – Reductions in forest fire starts and area burned have contributed to another favourable forest fire season in Newfoundland and Labrador. Despite extended periods of warm, dry weather throughout the province the number of fire starts during 2021 was below the 10-year average for the third consecutive year and the amount of forest land burned was the second lowest recorded in the past 10 years. The Ministry of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture reports. | READ MORE