Lightning Caused Fires Continue Pose A Concern

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017 09:41 AM

As the summer progresses along, so does efforts by the Ministry of Natural Resources to keep forest fires under control in the northwest. 

It confirms as of last night, there were 19 new fires with more expected, due to windy conditions. 

The majority were caused by lightening, but some started by people.

Incidently, Ontario has about 150 people working in British Columbia, helping that province deal with its fire problems.