Wildfire Near Ely 30 Percent ContainedOfficials say the wildfire near Ely is 30 percent contained and crews are working Sunday to connect fire lines around the blaze.
Prescribed Burn Turned Wildfire Grows To 1,000 AcresA prescribed burn that got out of control near Ely has now expanded to 1,000 acres.
Prescribed Burn Becomes Wildfire In Superior ForestOfficials in Superior National Forest say crews are working to contain a wildfire after a prescribed burn Thursday afternoon got out of control.
Rain Waters Down Fire Danger Up NorthRainfall is helping reduce the fire danger in northern Minnesota. Officials say several wildfires that have been burning for several days in the northeastern part of the state are now contained or nearly contained.
Crews Working To Contain 1,000 Acre Wildfire On The Iron RangeOfficials on the eastern Iron Range say a wildfire there is estimated to be about 1,000 acres in size and crews are working to contain the flames.
Wildfire Contained After Forcing Evacuations In Northern MinnesotaOfficials in northern Minnesota say several people were evacuated from their homes near Embarrass Saturday afternoon due to a wildfire.
Minnesotans Firefighters Join Crews Fighting Western WildfiresFire crews from Minnesota are now being deployed to help battle the wildfires out west where more than 80 different fires are stretching resources to the limit.
Canadian Wildfires Causing Unhealthy Air In MinnesotaThe thick haze caused by smoke from more than 100 Canadian wildfires is causing unhealthy air quality conditions across a large part of Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reports that the air quality is rated unhealthy for everyone from a large part of northwestern Minnesota, including Detroit Lakes, extending down to Brainerd and St. Cloud toward the Twin Cities suburbs.
Burning Restrictions Lifted In MinnesotaDue to green-up and recent rains, fire danger in Minnesota is now low.
DNR: $5K Reward Offered For Info On Fires Near Little FallsThe DNR announced Monday that a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of an arsonist suspected of starting two potentially dangerous wildfires last month near Little Falls.
This Week’s Weather Making For High Fire DangerState officials say the week’s forecast of dry and warm weather means that Minnesota will be at risk of high fire danger.
Dry Conditions Spark Wildfires Across Northern, Eastern Minnesota Although the streak of warm, dry days has come to an end with small thunderstorms Saturday night and Sunday morning, two grass fires burned through northern and eastern Minnesota Saturday afternoon.