Statewide fire danger & burning permit restrictions

Fire Danger Rating

Fire Danger Rating Map

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Burning Permit Restrictions

Current Burning Restrictions Map

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Fire danger rating legend

Rating descriptions

Current Burning Restrictions legend

Please note that while DNR issues statewide regulations, if you live within a municipality that controls the open burning, local permits or more stringent regulations may apply.


Wildfire news release

DNR News

04/18/2016: Wildfire Prevention Week is April 17-23 Full story

03/17/2016: Spring burning restrictions begin March 21 for central Minnesota Full story

02/18/2016: DNR anticipates early snow melt and burning restrictions Full story

10/29/2015: Plan safe backyard campfires this fall Full story

10/15/2015: DNR urges caution when burning vegetative debris this fall Full story

08/24/2015: Campers in Minnesota urged to help prevent wildfires Full story

08/17/2015: DNR encourages rural homeowners to be 'Firewise' Full story