Air Quality Alert
To reduce additional pollutants the DNR will not issue or activate burning permits in counties affected by an Air Quality Alert. For more information visit the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Air Quality Alert page.
The fire danger and burning restrictions maps are updated daily. Click on either map for up-to-date, county-specific information.
The fire danger and burning restrictions map automatically refreshes every 5 minutes.
When using the downloadable fire danger map, note the date stamp on the map.
Foresty Area Fire Danger Rating
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources produces and updates the statewide fire danger map daily.
The statewide fire danger map is a tool providing a relative measure of burning conditions and wildfire growth potential. The rating takes into account current and preceding weather, fuel types (grasses, brush, timber, and slash), and live and dead fuel moisture.
*Elevated Burning Restrictions – No open burning; no campfires in dispersed, backcountry, backpacking & remote camping areas; no fireworks on public or private property outside city limits.
When using the downloadable burning restrictions map, note the date stamp on the map.
County Burning Restriction
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources produces and updates the burning restrictions map daily.
The current burning restrictions map shows where you must have a permit to burn debris like small amounts of dry leaves and brush. Burning permits and restrictions may vary by administrative areas that usually follow county boundaries. Visit burning permit information to apply for a burning permit online and frequently asked questions.