Fire Update Report



The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises the current fire danger level is moderate to high in the east and low for the remainder of the province.

There are 47 active wildfires currently burning in Manitoba. There have been 277 wildfires so far this year with a yearly average of 357 wildfires by this date.


There are currently no Fires of note

Eastern Region: N/A

Western Region: N/A

Northern Region: N/A

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Current Air Quality Information

Statement from Environment Canada
Smoke is causing or expected to cause poor air quality and reduced visibility.

Wildfire smoke from forest fires in the northern Prairies and Northwest Territories remains across much of the province.

Many regions in southern Manitoba will see varying amounts of smoke through Wednesday while the smoke remains generally widespread in the north. Poor conditions will become more widespread again on Wednesday night.

Improvement is expected in northern Manitoba beginning early Thursday, but areas in the south will likely have to wait until Thursday evening.

Wildfire smoke concentrations can fluctuate over short distances and vary considerably from hour to hour.

Visit for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.

For more information on where forest fire smoke in Manitoba is drifting from, visit


Current Restriction Information

There are no fire or travel restrictions in effect at the current time in Manitoba however there may be times when high to extreme fire danger conditions require the Manitoba government to implement fire and travel restrictions within the province.

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Manitoba Emergency Management Organization (EMO) continues to support wildfire response activities in collaboration with provincial and federal partners, including Manitoba Wildfire Service. Manitoba EMO will continue to monitor the situation and provide support as required to local authorities.

Provincial burning permits are required for outdoor fires set within the Burn Permit Area from April 1 to Nov. 15 annually. Provincial burn permits issued under the Wildfires Act may be cancelled or restricted at short notice if fire danger conditions require. The province will not issue burning permits for areas where municipalities have already implemented burning restrictions. The public is reminded to contact a local municipality or the local Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development office for more information. Burn permit holders are reminded to check weather conditions, have adequate suppression equipment and ensure proper fuel breaks are in place before burning. Never leave an outdoor fire unattended and always extinguish it before leaving, exercise caution when in or near forested areas.

For further information on Manitoba Wildfire Service, restrictions and other important wildfire links go to or follow the Twitter account at

To report a wildfire, call 911 or the TIP line (toll-free) at 1-800-782-0076.