COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN 'North Minnie fire' update
The North Minnie Fire in Red Lake Wildlife Management Area within Beltrami Island State Forest southwest of Baudette, Minn., was 45 percent contained as of Thursday night and remains at 24,840 acres.
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@CONCORDIA Unquenchable Flames
When people think about fighting forest fires, they often envision heroic firefighters on the front lines. But most people don't know who is standing behind them deciding which fires need to be contai... Posted on 7/17/12 at 2:21 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER New trees replace those burned in 1988 Yellowstone fires
Most Yellowstone National Park visitors appear to be obsessed with seeing and photographing a bear, with a secondary mission to see Old Faithful erupt.
My obsession is seeing recovery from the 1988... Posted on 7/5/12 at 3:33 AM
HEALTHBEAT 'The patient is on fire!'
December 2011: A 29-year-old woman is undergoing minor facial surgery at an outpatient center in Florida when a flash fire erupts. She sustains burns to the face and neck and is airlifted to a burn ce... Posted on 4/3/12 at 10:03 AM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Smoke
On several occasions this summer, especially after the passage of a cold front, the sky has appeared hazy and dull. These conditions were particularly noticeable the past two days. These unusual sky c... Posted on 8/20/10 at 8:34 AM
MOORHEAD - Moorhead firefighters tackled two separate fires in the southeastern part of town Sunday, stopping the flames before they could spread throughout each house. The garages at both homes completely destroyed.
HAWLEY, Minn. – The house where a fire here claimed a teenager’s life last Sunday still sits surrounded by yellow police tape.
On the corner of Sixth Street and Elizabeth Street, mourners created a tribute to Rylie Efterfield, the 15-year-old girl who died in the early morning fire.
Fargo - Smoking materials were the top known cause of residential fires in Fargo during the past five years, and the percentage of fires that happened in apartments was notably higher in Fargo than in Moorhead during that time, statistics show.
MOORHEAD – Burning restrictions were in effect on Friday across the region because of dry conditions and high winds.
A Red Flag warning went in effect in the region Friday afternoon because of critical fire weather conditions.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Although warmer weather is being embraced by many snow-accustomed residents in the Plains and Upper Midwest, the unseasonably dry conditions have turned the region’s vast grasslands into a tinderbox.
MOORHEAD – Due to dry conditions and high winds, any open burning in Clay County will be restricted to only those with special permits. All other permits are invalid until burning restrictions are lifted.
ISABELLA, Minn. — The attack on a large wildfire burning near the Minnesota-Canada border was expected to strengthen Thursday when about 200 additional firefighters join crews on the ground in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Chris Williams, Associated Press
, September 15, 2011
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