Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Forest Fire

Highway 67 is closed and scores of cottages and campers in the area of Barbers Bay and Kettle Lakes Provincial Park have been evacuated as the result of a forest fire in the east end of Timmins. The initial call went out shortly after 2 p.m. today with response from municipal firefighters and Ministry of Natural Resources water bombers. It is expected the fire will be under control within the next 24 hours.

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