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MNRF announces Implementation Order to evacuate Red Lake

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is advising the public that due to extreme forest fire activity in the Red Lake area from RED049, an Implementation Order is in effect until further notice that requires the evacuation of non-essential personnel in the affected area and restricts access and use of certain roads and Crown lands.

Health Unit cautions residents on rangeres of forest fire smoke

Northwestern Health Unit encourages everyone to stay as safe as possible during the evacuation of Red Lake due to the forest fire. Forest fire smoke can be harmful to your health. If you develop a new or worsening cough, trouble breathing, chest pains, significant weakness or fatigue, please seek medical care as soon as possible.