Statewide fire danger & burning permit restrictions

Fire Danger Rating

Fire Danger Rating Map

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Burning Permit Restrictions

Current Burning Restrictions Map

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Fire danger rating legend

Rating descriptions

Current Burning Restrictions legend

Please note that while DNR issues statewide regulations, if you live within a municipality that controls the open burning, local permits or more stringent regulations may apply.


Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS)

If your looking for up-to-date information on large wildfires in Minnesota see the Twitter feed below from MNICS.



Wildfire news release

DNR News

03/23/2015: Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota Full story

03/16/2015: Minnesota likely to see early start to fire season Full story

03/12/2015: Minnesota DNR alerts public to spring burning restrictions Full story

02/05/2015: Local fire department receives DNR grant Full story