September 25, 2017
**The "A" designator indicates that Minnesota has resources available to assist with out of state incidents.**
The National Preparedness Level is 3.
Additional wildfire information is available on the Minnesota Incident Command System website.
All counties require burning permits. No burning restrictions are in effect today.
Refer to the Burning Permits website or contact your local DNR office or Sheriff's Office for updated information concerning burning permits.
The DNR advises anyone doing burning to keep burn piles small, have a water supply nearby, and stay with the fire until it is completely out. If the fire escapes, the homeowner is responsible for the damage and suppression costs.
The DNR suggests following these steps to build a safe campfire:
Be careful with gas lanterns, barbecue grills, gas stoves and anything that can start a wildfire.