Burning restrictions start in the area on Friday
With the snow all but gone and the danger of wildfires increasing, the DNR announced Monday burning restrictions will be in place at the end of the week.
The burning restrictions begin at 8 a.m. Friday for the following area counties — Cass south of the border of the Chippewa National Forest, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties. The danger for wildfires is greatest in grassy areas, where fine fuels can ignite easily and spread quickly.
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