Uncategorized Forest fires down across Ontario SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, contributor, Friday, Jun. 20th, 2014 The late spring combined with regular rainfalls has helped keep forest fires in Ontario to a minimum this year. To date, the province has seen 93 forest fires compared to 246 a year ago. And both figures are well below the annual average. The 10-year average for forest fires is 320 by this time of year.