Wildfire Information

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Spark a Change, Not a Wildfire!

April 15-21 is Wildfire Prevention Week. Try to look past the late-season snow and start getting your family and property ready for wildfire season.
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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, May 5

The National Fire Prevention Association is giving away grants to help you get your neighborhood ready for fire season.
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Open Burning Permit

Getting a burn permit has never been easier.
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Firewise in Minnesota

Brush, grass or forest fires don't have to be disasters. Firewise principles can save live and property from wildfire.
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Minnesota Incident Command System

MNICS is an interagency group that coordinates active fire situations in Minnesota.
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