Expanded burning restrictions
Ongoing drought has created unusually high wildfire risk in Minnesota. To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, no fires are allowed on DNR-managed lands in 28 counties. Additional restrictions on debris burning, campfires, and fireworks exist in 21 of these counties. Please review all burning restriction information before any outdoor activity. Do your part to prevent wildfires.
The fire danger and burning restrictions maps are updated daily. Click on either map for up-to-date, county-specific information.
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.
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.
Jul 26, 2021
|More counties under burning restrictions to help prevent wildfires|
Jul 12, 2021
|Burning restrictions expand in northern Minnesota|
Jul 09, 2021
|As drought continues, risk of equipment-caused wildfire increases|
Jul 01, 2021
|High fire danger across Minnesota this holiday weekend|
Jun 18, 2021
|Red Flag Warning issued|
Jun 17, 2021
|High fire danger brings burning restrictions to north-central counties|
Jun 05, 2021
|High-to-extreme fire danger across northern Minnesota this weekend|
Jun 04, 2021
|Red Flag Warning expanded|
Jun 03, 2021
|Red Flag Warning issued for Friday|
May 13, 2021
|Campers and off-road riders beware of very high fire danger|