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October 15, 2016
Bemidji selected for national program to help reduce wildfire risks, costs
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji has been named one of five new communities nationwide to receive technical assistance through a national program aimed at reducing wildfire risk and costs. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program offers support at the local level, the...
October 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
May 11, 2016
Crews, weather help tame Skibo fire; Minnesota based planes heading north to help fight Kenora battle
SKIBO — Cooler, wetter weather and ongoing efforts by air and ground crews continued to make progress Tuesday on the wildfire east of Hoyt Lakes. The so-called Skibo fire was more than half contained early Tuesday and crews were gaining the upper hand on the remaining hot spots....
May 11, 2016 - 9:19am
October 15, 2015
DNR asks for caution when burning vegetation this fall
ST. PAUL -- With conditions ripe for wildfires across much of Minnesota, the state Department of Natural Resources urged caution when burning vegetation this fall. The DNR rates the fire danger across southern and central Minnesota as high or very high, and burning permits are...
October 15, 2015 - 1:04pm
April 30, 2015
Fire risk remains in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Following a brief respite from dry weather that saw withering bursts of wildfires across the state earlier in April, Beltrami County...
April 30, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 3, 2015
New firefighting airplanes helping DNR combat outbreak of wildfires
By Robb Jeffries Forum News Service PRINCETON, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ fleet of wildfire-combating...
April 3, 2015 - 8:57pm
May 23, 2013
Two Becker County deputies rescue dog from wildfire
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Two Becker County sheriff’s deputies helped save a scared family dog caught in the Green Valley wildfire last week near Menahga. Deputy Todd Glander and Deputy Jon Peterson were helping with the evacuation of homes threatened by the fire, according to...
May 23, 2013 - 8:01pm
May 18, 2013
Weekend rain could help firefighters
PARK RAPIDS — Weekend rains could bring relief to hundreds of weary firefighters battling a 7,100-acre blaze in three west-central Minnesota counties. The fire started Tuesday afternoon near Little Long Lake Road in Becker County and consumed at least 55 buildings, including...
May 18, 2013 - 1:39am
May 16, 2013
Dozens of structures destroyed as firefighters struggle to slow down Green Valley fire
PARK RAPIDS — A north-central Minnesota fire grew to an estimated 7,100 acres Wednesday, destroying or damaging dozens of structures, as firefighters...
May 16, 2013 - 12:24am
May 15, 2013
Red Lake wildfires under control, but much work remains at Green Valley fire
BEMIDJI — While wildfires raged out of control in the Menahga and Park Rapids areas Wednesday, firefighters on the ground northwest of Red...
May 15, 2013 - 6:36pm
May 14, 2013
Gov. Dayton issues emergency executive order, providing funds to fight wildfires
MINNEAPOLIS - Citing extreme weather conditions that have sparked 25 wildfires across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday issued an emergency executive order providing assistance to battle the blazes. According to a release, the order will assist the Minnesota Interagency Fire...
May 14, 2013 - 8:05pm
Two wildfires burning in northern Beltrami County
RED LAKE — Dale Zeidlik and his wife, Arnetta, didn’t know they would be on the frontline of two wildfires that would consume almost 7,000...
May 14, 2013 - 12:03pm
April 4, 2013
Firefighters remember blazes of last October
BEMIDJI – Moist with melting snow, the ground currently isn’t ripe for a wildfire. But that wasn’t the case on Oct. 2, 2012, when a perfect storm of wind, dry fields and multiple fires had area departments scrambling to keep up. Four fires - on Union Road near Bemidji, in Viking,...
April 4, 2013 - 11:56pm