With recent dry and breezy conditions across the state, much of Minnesota is still at risk for grass fires. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says crews responded to the scene of a grass fire in the area of Highway 65 and Bunker Lake Blvd. in Ham Lake late Thursday morning.
Authorities say an outdoor wood stove apparently started a grass fire that destroyed a home and outbuildings in northeastern Minnesota.
A grass fire northeast of the Twin Cities came dangerously close to houses and a school Thursday afternoon. Blackened grass now sits just across the sidewalk outside of Oneka Elementary School in Hugo.
A driver trying to toss a cigarette butt out her open window ended up burning her car down to wreckage and starting a grass fire that burned through two acres of land.
High winds and dry conditions were a bad combination that caused several grass fires in the Bemidji area on Saturday. One of them destroyed an elderly man’s home.
High winds and dry conditions made for a challenging past couple days for Minnesota firefighters. The Isanti Fire District says crews battled blazes in Bradford and Athens townships in Isanti County Thursday.
Fire crews battled a grass fire Tuesday afternoon 30 miles west of the Twin Cities, officials say, after a permitted burn got out of control.
A 72-year-old woman was severely burned after trying to put out a grass fire at a rural farm on Monson Lake Road in Itasca County.
A 72-year-old woman is in critical condition after a backyard fire at a farm in northern Minnesota.
Thursday’s high winds hampered firefighters’ efforts to put out a fire in Brooklyn Park. The flames not only destroyed a two-story home but also spread to a grassy field nearby.
Authorities say dry conditions caused a grass fire to spread quickly Monday afternoon in the Fish Creek area of Maplewood and burn more than 5 acres of grassland.
Fire crews have been busy this week with dryer than normal conditions, and Friday they battled a large blaze in the northwest suburbs.
Three juvenile suspects were arrested following Wednesday’s grass fire in Brooklyn Park that burned more than 50 acres.
About 50 acres have burned in a large grass fire Wednesday morning near Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Park.
Authorities say a 63-year-old man was found dead Wednesday while trying to put out a fire in a field near his home in far northwestern Minnesota.
A grass fire in southwest North Dakota caused a scare when it jumped Interstate 94.
A rare sight in winter sparked on Highway 52 near Downtown St. Paul Tuesday morning — a grass fire.