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Post #126 by Riskynet » Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:34 am

[b][size=150]The 2015 Fire Season is Officially Here[/size][/b]



[b]Fire Season Begins[/b]



April 1, marks the first day of fire season according to the Forest Fires Prevention Act. Although much of the province is still covered in snow, our FireRangers are beginning to return to the Fire Management Headquarters. By the beginning of May, the fire bases will have their full complement of staff back for the season. Crews will be hard at work in order to brush up on their skills through both hands-on and in-class training. This time of year is crucial for new firefighters to gain valuable knowledge and skills that will help them manage fires as part of a crew.



[b]Outdoor Burning[/b]



If you are planning on burning outdoors, be sure not to start a fire until two hours before sunset and have it extinguished no later than two hours after sunrise. Always exercise caution and ensure conditions are suitable for safe burning and that you are able to properly control your fire. Outdoor fires are regulated under the Forest Fire Prevention Act so be aware of the provisions under the Act. Check with your local municipal fire department for your local burning by-laws. Look here for the rules on outdoor burning.



[b]Weather Forecast[/b]



The forecast is calling for a mix of weather across the province. Snow, freezing rain, rain and thunderstorms are possible over the next few days.



[b]Fires[/b]



Fort Frances District has had the first fire of the 2015 season. Fort Frances Fire 001 started on March 24 and was fought by the municipal fire department with support from the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services program. The fire was located in the Township of Dawson and declared out on the same day at 4.0 hectares in size.



[b]Contact[/b]



Northeast Region:

Shayne McCool

Fire Information Officer

705-564-6146

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Post #127 by Riskynet » Mon May 04, 2015 5:25 pm

Forest fire yesterday east side of Keefer Lake..... reported out.





[img]http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx180/Riskynett/Eastside%20Keefer%20Lake_zpssmvuvh7w.jpg[/img]

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Post #128 by Loco101 » Mon May 04, 2015 5:49 pm

[img]http://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/firedata/maps/fwi_fbp/2015/fdr150504f.png[/img]

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Post #129 by Loco101 » Mon May 04, 2015 5:52 pm

It was extreme yesterday but since we did get a bit of rain it is now high. As of now, dry and hot weather is in the forecast. High of 29C predicted for Friday so it doesn't look good fire-wise.

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Post #130 by Kramer » Mon May 04, 2015 6:46 pm

[quote="Riskynet"]Forest fire yesterday east side of Keefer Lake..... reported out.





[img]http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx180/Riskynett/Eastside%20Keefer%20Lake_zpssmvuvh7w.jpg[/img][/quote]


Glad they got it out so quickly. When is the parade?

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Post #131 by DenBen » Mon May 04, 2015 6:50 pm

[beathorse



I'd expect that from John or Cap....not you Kramer.

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Post #132 by Captain Steubings » Tue May 05, 2015 10:17 am

Oh boy! A Parade! [woot


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Post #134 by Budgetman » Tue May 05, 2015 2:25 pm

yippeee a parade

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Post #135 by JohnW » Tue May 05, 2015 5:23 pm

I hope "The Unicorn" is there!!

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Post #136 by Riskynet » Tue May 05, 2015 6:14 pm

[snicker

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Post #137 by Kramer » Tue May 05, 2015 8:18 pm

Look what I started lol


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Post #139 by Captain Steubings » Tue May 05, 2015 9:08 pm

Two thumbs up!



[img]http://www.timminstoday.com/userfiles/images/City%20of%20Timmins/People/The%20Timmins%20Unicorn.JPG[/img]

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Post #140 by JohnW » Tue May 05, 2015 11:29 pm

Oh man, that Unicorn head kinda freaks me out.

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Post #141 by DenBen » Wed May 06, 2015 12:00 am

[quote="Kramer"]Look what I started lol[/quote]

What are you? The new tT agitator? [watch

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Post #142 by DenBen » Wed May 06, 2015 12:01 am

[quote="JohnW"]Oh man, that Unicorn head kinda freaks me out.[/quote]

[piff



What doesn't?

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Post #143 by Captain Steubings » Wed May 06, 2015 1:07 am

Should hire Unicorn guy to stand outside John's window at night and freak him out.

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Post #144 by DenBen » Wed May 06, 2015 1:49 am

[naughty



Ahhh..... [giggle

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Post #145 by Kramer » Wed May 06, 2015 7:28 am

[quote="DenBen"][quote="Kramer"]Look what I started lol[/quote]

What are you? The new tT agitator? [watch[/quote]


Noooo! There are already too many members here with that title!

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Post #146 by Loco101 » Wed May 06, 2015 5:55 pm

[quote="Kramer"][quote="DenBen"][quote="Kramer"]Look what I started lol[/quote]

What are you? The new tT agitator? [watch[/quote]


Noooo! There are already too many members here with that title![/quote]


No doubt about that!!! [snicker

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Post #147 by Loco101 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:33 pm

Forest fire a just Northwest of Kamiskotia Lake near Byers Lake on the edge of city limits.

Timmins 6 was discovered on June 27 and is located northwest of Timmins. The fire is 5 hectares in size and is not under control. Fire crews and air attack are working to suppress the fire.


Some people have said it is along Winter Lake Road but the MNRF has a map that shows the location: https://www.ontario.ca/page/forest-fires

Current fire danger for Timmins: High


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