Effective Wednesday November 2, at 8:00 AM until further notice, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office and fire chiefs have issued BURNING RESTRICTIONS for all of Brown County.

  • NO OPEN BURNING OF CRP LAND AND/OR DITCHES OR BRUSH PILES IS PERMITTED

Recreational camp fires are permitted. Recreational camp fires must be contained in a ring of either rock, cement, brick or metal, must not be closer than 25 feet to any structure and be attended to. Charcoal grills, wood smokers, and propane or natural gas devices are not considered open burning.

Per the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources:

  • The entire state of Minnesota is abnormally dry and 29 percent of the state is affected by moderate drought;
  • Brown County is experiencing Severe Drought conditions per the MnDNR;
  • Wind gusts in the Brown County area are expected up to 30 MPH;
  • Weather conditions have contributed to significant drying of grasslands resulting in fuel conditions conducive to wildfire hazards;
  • Portions of Brown County are experiencing particularly high fire risk indices reflecting conditions that allow fires to start and spread easily;
  • Brown County has received very limited measurable precipitation over the past several months.

Events Calendar

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