Statewide fire danger & burning restrictions

Burning restrictions expand

To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, burning restrictions are in effect for the eastern portion of Roseau County and all of Beltrami, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Morrison, St. Louis, Todd, and Wadena counties, excluding tribal lands.

In the areas affected by the restrictions:

  • No campfires are allowed for dispersed, remote, or backcountry camping on all lands;
  • Campfires are allowed only in an established fire ring associated with a home, cabin, campground, or resort;
  • No fireworks may be ignited on any public or private land outside city limits (check with your local community for any additional restrictions); and
  • Burning permits will not be issued for brush or yard waste

More information on burning restriction in northern Minnesota.

The fire danger and burning restrictions maps are updated daily. Click on either map for up-to-date, county-specific information.

Fire Danger

2021-07-24

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When using the downloadable fire danger map, note the date stamp on the map.
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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.

Burning Restrictions

2021-07-25

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When using the downloadable burning restrictions map, note the date stamp on the map.
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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.

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