Wawa Area Forest Fire Burning While Chapleau Area Fire Out

A small forest fire is burning in the Wawa area.

Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is reporting "Wawa 2" is being held at 4.1 hectares in size - it was initially reported at about 1.5 hectares in size, located about 3 kilometres southeast of Caramat.

Meanwhile, a Chapleau area fire - previously reported at eight-tenths of a hectare, about 30 kilometres northwest of town, outside the northeast boundary of The Shoals Provincial Park - is now out.

The fire hazard for the Northeast is moderate to high, with some spots of low hazard.