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Risk of sparking a forest fire already high

li-620-ontario-forest-fire-01082434.jpgQuebec's forest fire protection agency, SOPFEU, is asking the public to be careful with outdoor fires. The unusually hot and dry weather has many areas at risk of forest fires, including the southern edge of Eeyou Istchee. The Public Safety Officer from Waswanipi, Bobby Blacksmith, says this time of year, people should be more alert if they cooking out of doors.


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