Northwest Ontario Forest Fire Update
May 29, 2018 08:35AM ● By Editor
There were two new fires in the Northwest Region by the afternoon of May 28. From NetNewsLedger.com - May 28, 2018Read More »
Fire danger still high in northern Minnesota - Beware of the spring ‘dip’.
May 22, 2018 06:47AM ● By Editor
he northland is experiencing creeping drought in some areas. Weather forecasters do not anticipate measurable precipitation until later in the week. Lack of rain, warm temperatures and lower relative humidity – moisture in the air - means that forests, recreation sites and campgrounds may be high fire danger areas. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - May 21, 2018Read More »
Spring Burning Restrictions Now In Effect
May 02, 2018 05:40AM ● By Editor
From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - May 1, 2018Read More »
How to REALLY put out a campfire!
Apr 19, 2018 02:42PM ● By Jay Arrowsmith De Coux
It may seem like common sense, but every time you are finished with a fire, you need to do these simple steps:Read More »
Should I / Can I have a campfire?
Apr 19, 2018 02:34PM ● By Jay Arrowsmith De Coux
Where can you look for current conditions, fire dangers, and burning restrictions? Right here!Read More »
Saving Lives & Property From Wildfires: Watch the Video.
Jan 29, 2018 10:16AM ● By Editor
Watch the Cook County Firewise video here. Produced by the Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Public Information.Read More »
Is an external sprinkler system right for you?
Jan 29, 2018 09:47AM ● By Editor
From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the University of Minnesota. Access a pdf brochure here.Read More »
Have a fire escape plan for your home.
Jan 27, 2018 02:53PM ● By Editor
From the National Fire Protection Association, the U.S. Fire Administration and FEMARead More »
Reporting A Wildfire
Jan 27, 2018 10:32AM ● By Editor
Report any suspected unauthorized fires by calling 911. (If 911 is not available in your area, your local DNR Forestry office can provide you with the numbers to call; call collect if necessary.) If in doubt, report a fire. An early report helps keep fires small.Read More »