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Burning Permits: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Burning Permits: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Bemidji Forestry Area

Bagley and Cass Lake Field Stations

BURNING PERMITS Effective: October 15th 2013 for South Beltrami, Hubbard, North Cass, Clearwater, Mahnomen, and Polk Counties

You may begin issuing Burning Permits for 3 days between the hours of 5PM to 8AM.

Tell each permittee to activate their burn permit each day. If high winds or dry conditions are forecast, activations may not be allowed.

No burning permit is required once 3” of snow cover is received.

Toll free number is 1-866-533-2876 to activate the permit.

Variance permits may be considered by your local DNR Forestry Office or the USFS Office.

Demolition burning of old buildings is not allowed.

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 station 218-694-2146;

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


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