Wildfire Information

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Wildfire Awareness Week—April 21-27

People cause 90 percent of wildfires in Minnesota. Find out what you can do to prevent them.

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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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