wildfire danger

Minnesotans Asked to Help Reduce Fire Danger
With fire danger high, Minnesota officials are asking for the public's help in reducing the risk of wildfires. Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr says Minnesota has "a unique and dangerous combination of fires that are not yet well contained up north," while t…
DNR Issues Northern Minnesota Burning Restrictions
The Department of Natural Resources is placing temporary burning restrictions on much of northern Minnesota because of fire danger. Monday's forecast calls for warm conditions with low humidity and moderate winds throughout most of Minnesota. While a cold front is expected to move in and lower …
DNR Reminds Minnesotans Of Wildfire Dangers
It's the time of year when state fire officials want you to be aware of the dangers of wildfires. Wildfire prevention started in Minnesota after the great Hinckley Fire of 1894 which killed 418 people and destroyed the town of Hinckley. This week is Wildfire Prevention Week.