Burning Restrictions Lifted
Burning restrictions in Cook and Lake counties have been removed – ending all DNR-issued burning restrictions across the state. Remember fires can start easily in dry grass and leaves in fall. Wildfire risk is assessed daily on a county-by-county basis, please check the maps below for current information.
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.