Wildfire Prevention and Firewise Contacts

FireWise Minnesota

Wildfire Prevention Supervisor

The Wildfire Prevention Supervisor oversees open burn permitting and administers the Firewise and Wildfire Prevention programs.
Allissa Reynolds, 651-259-5288

Regional Wildfire Prevention & Firewise Specialists

Regional Specialists support community wildfire prevention efforts and mitigation planning such as Community Wildfire Protection Plans, and manage grant funds for eligible projects.

Contact your Region Specialist for questions about Firewise and the Community Wildfire Defense Grant opportunities!

Dan CarrollNorthwest Minnesota
607 First Street W
Park Rapids, MN 56470
218-732-3309, ext. 230

Jeff JacksonNortheast Minnesota
1201 US Hwy 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Mike PalmerCentral & Southern Minnesota
800 Oak Savanna Lane
Cambridge, MN 55008

Statewide Wildfire Prevention Specialist

The Statewide Specialist supports outreach and communication efforts across the state and coordinates the DNR Fire Prevention presence at the Minnesota State Fair.

Karen Harrison
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul, MN 55155