Parry Sound 33 Perimeter Almost 120 kms Long
By the evening of August 7, there were 43 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 14 are not yet under control, 29 are either being held, under control or being observed.
Parry Sound 33
- No new growth today
- 11,362 hectares
- Crews are working the perimeter and containment around the fire is almost complete. The total perimeter is almost 120 kilometers long.
- There are 275 firefighters and support staff currently working on this incident. That number will continue to fluctuate as staff complete their 14 day assignment and more staff become available after days of rest.
- The evacuation order issued by the Municipality of Killarney for residents in the areas of Travers, Allen, Struthers, Kilpatrick, Bigwood (including Hartley Bay Road), a portion of Mowat, the Unsurveyed Area, 14 Mile Island and French River Provincial Park still remains in effect. For information, call the municipality at 705-287-2424.
- The evacuation alert issued by the Municipality of French River for residents in the Alban area, west of the high powered hydro lines on Highway 64 is still in effect. For more information, call the municipality at 705-898-2294 or visit www.frenchriver.ca.
- For inquiries about French River Provincial Park restrictions: 705-857-1630 ext. 224.
- For inquiries about Grundy Lake Provincial Park closure: 705-383-2286 or 705-795-0803.
- Parry Sound and Sudbury districts information, including calls related travel restrictions or to the recommendation of these evacuations and alerts.