Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

June 10, 2008 09:24 ET

Natural Resources Canada/Media Advisory: Forest Fire Information-Just a Click Away

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 10, 2008) - Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is the authoritative source for forest fire information across Canada. To remain informed throughout the forest fire season, visit the Forest Fire in Canada Web site at http://fire.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php.

The Forest Fire in Canada Web site features many useful and easy-to-use tools, including:

- the weekly National Forest Fire Situation Report, which summarizes current fire activity and provides forecasts for the coming week;

- the Canadian Wildland Fire Information System, which monitors daily forest fire conditions and fire occurrences across Canada;

- quick access to provincial and territorial fire agencies; and

- forest fire facts.

Users can also access the near-real-time interactive map to zoom in on forest fires near their community or to view periodic satellite images of larger active fires.

Contact Information

  • Natural Resources Canada
    Ottawa
    Guy Turpin
    Manager, Media Relations
    613-992-4447