Updated: September 14, 2021 03:29 PM
Created: September 14, 2021 03:23 PM
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has lifted fire restrictions in 14 counties following continued favorable weather that has improved wildfire risk for a majority of the northern part of the state.
According to the DNR, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, burning restrictions will be lifted in the following counties: Beltrami, Becker, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Otter Tail, St. Louis, Roseau and Wadena counties.
However, the wildfire risk remains in the northeastern tip of Minnesota. Therefore, Class III burning restrictions remain in effect for Cook and Lake counties. The restrictions are as follows:
For more information, visit the DNR's website.
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