Wildfire Update: Timmins 2 (Gogama) Not Yet Under Control

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There were no new fires in the Northeast region as of Wednesday afternoon...However, there are still 3 active fires, one of which has yet to be brought under control.

Timmins 2 (Gogama):

  • Timmins 2, near Gogama, has and continues to receive significant rainfall.
  • The fire is 5,622 hectares in size and its status is not under control.
  • Helped by minimal fire behaviour, a total of 20 crews are working to consolidate hose lines. More rain is forecasted later in the week.
  • An incident management team is assigned to the fire and suppression activity continues.
  • A basecamp is being established in Gogama to house staff on site.

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