Forest fire out of control near Cobalt

By Jennifer Hamilton-McCharles
North Bay Nugget
May 24, 2024
Category: Forest Fires
Region: Canada, Canada East

A 164 hectare forest fire, three kilometres southeast of Cobalt, remains out of control, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. “A team of ground crews and aerial fire suppression aircraft from Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services remain on the scene of North Bay 5 at the time of this update. It is currently not under control. Please remain clear of the area to ensure the safety of the public and emergency personnel.” Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind the public to use caution when performing any outdoor burning.

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