Spring burning restrictions announced May 21
Despite extended rainy conditions and cool temperatures, burning restrictions remain in effect in Crow Wing County and the southern portion of Cass County.
Mark Mortensen, DNR program forester in Brainerd, said brush fires and other types of fires that would typically require a burning permit are being restricted until the heightened danger of brush fires has decreased. The DNR Forestry Office in Brainerd issued burning restrictions for area counties April 21.
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