wildfire

superior national forest

Highway 1 reopens as Greenwood Fire is 80% contained

The highway has been closed for about a month.

campfire

Ban on campfires lifted at most Superior National Forest campgrounds

The Forest Service has loosened fire restrictions amid the change in seasons.

greenwood fire

Portion of Boundary Waters reopens, other MN fire closures remain

Rain and cooler temperatures have helped crews battle wildfires in northern Minnesota.

MNICS - Greenwood Fire - Colorado River crew Aug 22 2021

Greenwood Fire is now more than 30% contained

Authorities also lifted an evacuation order for one area.

USFS Superior Natl Forest - Aug 30 2021 - bear in supplies

Wildfire crew: Thank you, but please stop donating items

They have too many donated items in the open, which is attracting black bears.

Facebook - Greenwood Fire Aug 26 - USFS

Greenwood Fire: Officials get firsthand look at damage to human structures

It was safe enough for emergency personnel to assess the McDougal Lake area this week.

MNICS - John Ek Fire - Aug 20

BWCAW closure extended into September amid wildfire danger

Existing fires grew and more fires have popped up.

greenwood fire

Minnesota's Greenwood Fire explodes to nearly 20,000 acres

It's the largest wildfire in Minnesota in nearly a decade.

US Forest Service - defensive burn out Greenwood Fire - acebook AUg 23

Firefighting efforts keep Greenwood Fire in check

But 'near critical' fire conditions are expected Monday.

Screen Shot 2021-08-23 at 7.01.58 AM

Wildfire 200 acres in size burning on Isle Royale National Park

The National Park Service has closed a number of areas of the park.

Fire in the Boundary Waters

'The rumors are true': Boundary Waters closed amid wildfire threat

This comes as the Greenwood fire doubles in size to over 9,000 acres.

Greenwood Fire

Greenwood wildfire doubles in size, now in excess of 9,000 acres

There are almost 300 personnel fighting the fire.

Facebook - Greenwood Fire Aug 20 - US Forest Service

Evacuations expand in northern MN as wildfire 'jumps' highway

The blaze had previously been constrained to an area east of Highway 2

MNICS - Greenwood Fire Aug 17

MN wildfire swells again, now at 3,200 acres

The blaze is completely uncontained at this point.

greenwood fire

Greenwood wildfire doubles in size to 2,000 acres; 75 homes evacuated

Highways are closed and people are being evacuated as the wildfire grows.

Greenwood Fire, wildfire

Northern MN wildfire grows to more than 1,000 acres in less than a day

The fire has spread quickly, and is expected to keep moving.

eckles township - lake bemidji - wildfire

Sheriff: Stop calling 911 about low-flying planes, they're putting out wildfires

Beltrami County has had issues with people in the Bemidji area complaining about firefighting planes this summer.

smoke, hazy sky, wildfire smoke

Hazy conditions may lift temporarily, but smoke will keep coming for MN

Drifting smoke "will likely remain with us for a while," one group warned.

Smoke and haze Minneapolis

Where to expect wildfire smoke in Minnesota on Monday, Tuesday

After a brief weekend break, the poor air quality will be back to start the week.

bonfire burning restrictions fire

7 counties added to Minnesota DNR's campfire burning ban

This comes amid the ongoing drought that's impacting the entire state.