One new wildland fire has been confirmed in the northeast region of the province as of Sunday evening.
Parry Sound 12 is currently under control at 0.1 of a hectare on the southern shore of Limburner Lake, which is northeast of Gravenhurst.
There are three additional active fires in the region, two of which are being observed while the other is under control.
The fire hazard is low to moderate across much of the northeast region.
Areas between Deux Rivières and Haley Station along the Highway 17 corridor, including the eastern portion of Algonquin Park, as well as Eganville, Cormack, Barry’s Bay and Madawaskah are showing a high hazard this afternoon.
There are also two small areas in the central portion of the region, located north and south of Highway 101 and west of Lake Superior Provincial Park are showing a high hazard.