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Burning restrictions begin May 13 in Hubbard County

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BURNING PERMITS - Effective April 29, 2013: You may issue burning permits for 3 days between the hours of 6 PM to 8 AM. Remind the permittee to activate their burn permit each day.  If high winds or red flag conditions are forecast, activations may not be allowed.

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Burning restrictions will begin on Monday, May 13, 2013, in Beltrami, North Cass, Hubbard, Clearwater, Mahnomen, and East Polk (west of County 6 & north of State Hwy 92). Restrictions will remain in place until we are at full green-up. All permits need to expire on or before 8:00 AM on May 13, 2013. Be sure to put out your “No Burning Permits...” signs on May 13th. Please contact your closest Forestry office if you need a new sign and we will bring you one. Requests for variance permits for agriculture and construction can be made to a DNR forester for approval at the phone numbers listed below.

Note: Campfires do not require a permit, but must be in a fire ring, attended, no larger than 3x3 feet, and be totally extinguished before leaving.

Please report all unauthorized fires to 911 or to your local Forestry Office.

Bemidji Area Office:  218-308-2065; Bagley field station218-694-2146;

Cass Lake field station 218-335-6647; USFS Walker office218-547-6001

Visit our wildfire website at http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/fire/wildfirereports_tools.html 

for current burning restrictions and other fire information.

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