State officials say the week’s forecast of dry and warm weather means that Minnesota will be at risk of high fire danger.
Minnesota’s top fire official warns the same holiday traditions that give you a warm glow can lead to fires.
Dry conditions have Minnesota officials urging farmers to take precautions to avoid causing fires as they harvest their crops.
Much of the state is under the threat of extreme fire danger Tuesday. In fact late this afternoon, a fire broke out just southeast of Hastings in a cornfield.
The Department of Natural Resources is warning of high fire danger over the southern half of Minnesota this weekend.
Hot, dry weather is prompting campfire restrictions across Minnesota.