Please be aware there is a new forest fire approximately 9 kilometres up the Minaki Highway from the junction of Darlington Drive and the Bypass. We have posted a screenshot for you to see it in relation to Niisaachewan.

Although there is presently little danger posed to Niisaachewan, forest fires are unpredictable and can change at any moment.  We advise that all households pack an emergency bag of clothes and toiletries for each member of your household and leave it in your vehicle or by your front door.

We also advise that people stay indoors as much as possible due to the dangers of smoke inhalation.

You can view the Ontario Government’s Fire Map website for the precise location.