COOK COUNTY FIREWISE INFORMATION-- Preparing you and your property for wildland fires --
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Prescribed Burn 2009
GTWise Email List
Brush & Tree Removal
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Building in the Woods
Fire Safe Lifestyles
Fall Projects to Protect your Home
Firewise Home Assessments
Welcome to Cook County's FireWise Information Website. This web site is designed to assist Northeastern Minnesota residents learn about wildland fire, wildland/urban interface mitigation, and current situations. During the fire season, this page will be updated as information is available.|
It is recommended that property owners take action as follows:
1. Become educated:Minnesota FireWise Website
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2. Clean up and dispose of flammable debris around structures and property:Contractor Information
Brush Disposal Site Information
More information about what and how much to clean up:
Make your home Firewise.
Create and maintain a defensible space.
50 Things you can do.
3. Always obtain a burning permit when required before starting planned fires.Burning Restriction Information
Permit Issuing Locations in Cook County
Superior National Forest Prescribed Burn Information:
Prescribed Burn 2009 Maps
DNR Wildland Fire Website
Minnesota FireWise Website
MNICS - Minnesota Incident Command Website
For Fire Weather, Fire Information, and Burning Restrictions, click on the image or links, below:
Fire Danger Rating
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