Canadian Firefighter Magazine

Forest fire season off to a quiet start in Ontario, but experts warn of possibly challenging year ahead

By Olivia Levesque, CBC News   

Headlines News Hot Topics Ontario wildland fire

April 7, Ontario – April marks the official beginning of the forest fire season in Ontario, and while experts in the field are hoping for a quieter season than last, they’re already preparing for the worst. Last year, wildfires forced evacuations of a number of remote northwestern Ontario First Nations and burned more hectares of land in the province in 2021 than in any other year in history. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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