Forestry and Agrifoods
A wildfire is an unplanned or unwanted natural or person-caused fire which requires suppression action. On average there are more than 160 wildfires in Newfoundland and Labrador every year. Fire fighters are most successful when fires are detected and reported while they are still small. Through early detection and an aggressive initial attack, the cost of fighting wildfires is kept to a minimum.
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CLICK HERE for information on fire suppression.
For further information on the Forest Fire Management and Co-ordination Program or for emergency and other fire related contact information, visit the Forest Fire Contact Information webpage.
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