Ontario Provincial Police are warning that some people west of Calabogie, Ont., might have to be evacuated due to a forest fire burning in the area.
According to Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the fire broke out shortly after 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
As of 10:30 p.m, the blaze had spread to cover roughly 50 hectares, according to the ministry's fire map. It was still not under control.
OPP said late Sunday afternoon that people living near Centennial Lake may potentially face evacuation.
A blanket fire ban for the Township of Greater Madawaska has been in place since Thursday, and the local fire risk is considered extreme.
Centennial Lake is approximately 50 kilometres west of Calabogie and 170 kilometres west of downtown Ottawa.