Increased Fire Restrictions
N E W S R E L E A S E
Date: April 21, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FIRE RESTRICTIONS INCREASE APRIL 23 ON
Continued lack of rain, warm temperatures, and wind is creating very high fire danger across northern
Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire or wood/charcoal burning stove anywhere within the boundaries of the Chippewa or
Possessing, discharging, or using any kind of firework or pyrotechnic device.
Operating welding, or an acetylene or other torch with open flame.
Violating any state law specified in the order concerning burning, fires, or which is for the purpose of preventing, or restricting the spread of fires.
Restrictions on the two national forests will remain in place until further notice. These restrictions are concurrent with restrictions by the State and local government across northern
The majority of recent wildfires in northern
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