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Minnesota Interagency Fire Center

May 17, 2019
Minnesota Department of Natural Resource foresters battle a wildfire south of Hinckley. Submitted Photo
Fire agency reminds people to use caution if they burn
May 17, 2019 - 8:00am
May 16, 2019
Brainerd firefighters grab their gear Wednesday, May 15, after they finished their work on extinguishing a grass fire off Two Mile Road in Oak Lawn Township. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Fewer fires, but fire danger remains high in lakes area
May 16, 2019 - 5:00am
April 24, 2019
Firefighters from Nisswa, Mission and  the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fight a brush fire Tuesday, April 23, in Lake Edward Township. Crow Wing County currently is in a low fire danger zone. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video play button
Grass fire season underway: Fires burn near Nisswa, Brainerd
April 24, 2019 - 9:07am
May 4, 2018
Minnesota DNR forestry firefighters have had a busy season.
Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Dangerous fire conditions have fire agency prepared for busy Friday
May 4, 2018 - 4:00am
May 1, 2018
A fire that broke out Sunday evening northwest of Greenbush, Minn., had burned about 4,000 acres of grass and brushland habitat. Fire departments from Lancaster, Hallock, Lake Bronson and Greenbush, along with teams from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, have been working to control the fire. (Photo/ Shawn Olsen, Minnesota DNR)
4,000-acre northern Minnesota wildfire is 90 percent contained
May 1, 2018 - 12:28pm
“For more than a decade, spring burning restrictions have successfully reduced the number of wildfires we’ve had in Minnesota,” said Casey McCoy, DNR fire prevention supervisor. “In fact, wildfires are down more than 30 percent from a decade ago, thanks in large part to these restrictions.” Click on image to view the entire graphic. MnDNR
Grass fires, wildfires keeping firefighters busy
May 1, 2018 - 11:20am
April 30, 2018
The Minnesota DNR had most of eastern half of the state -- including Crow Wing County in an extreme fire danger warning Sunday -- meaning the “fire situation is explosive and can result in extensive property damage,” the DNR stated. Click on image to see entire graphic.
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Fire danger 'Extreme:' Fire agencies ask people not to burn
April 30, 2018 - 3:00am
May 6, 2016
Fire authorities are asking the public to be careful throughout the state today as the National Weather Service issued a "red flag warning" for the Brainerd lakes area and much of northern Minnesota from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 6. Illustration
Red flag warning: High fire danger looms today
May 6, 2016 - 10:56am