Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Burning Restrictions

Due to the severe drought conditions, burning restrictions are in place in northwest and north central Minnesota.

The counties with limitations placed on campfires and open burning include Becker, Beltrami, Cass (north of Highway 200), Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Marshall, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau.

No burning permits will be issued to the general public and no use of fireworks will be allowed outside of municipalities.Campfires or recreational fires outside of municipalities are allowed only in a designated receptacle designed for such use and associated with a residence or staffed campgrounds such as state parks, or resorts.