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Fewer wildfires in Ontario
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Ontario aids US wildfire battle

Ontario has sent 19 specially trained personnel to assist firefighting efforts in Oregon, the province announced on Friday, Sept. 18.

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Forest fire fighting budget increased

The province has increased base funding for emergency forest fire fighting by $30.2 million and is ensuring safety measures are in place to protect fire rangers during the pandemic.

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Fewer fires burned nearly same amount of land

There were fewer forest fires in Ontario this year, but they burned nearly the same amount of landscape as they did in 2018, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).