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 DeCoux
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 DeCoux
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 »
Smokey Bear’s Campfire Safety Guide
Jan 27, 2018 09:26AM ● By Editor
Keep your campfire from becoming a wild fire. From the U.S. Forest Service.Read More »
50 Things You Can Do…to protect your home from wildfire
Jan 27, 2018 08:38AM ● By Editor
No Cost, Just A Little Time. From cookcountyfirewise.orgRead More »