RED FLAG WARNING

Large Grass Fire Near Mentor, Minnesota 90% Contained

A Red Flag Warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday for all of North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota

MENTOR, Minn. — A grass fire near Mentor, Minnesota which started Monday is now 90% contained and authorities say it was “human-caused”. Minnesota Incident Command reports the “Oxcart Fire” had no new fire growth overnight. Calmer weather helped keep the fire activity minimal within the perimeter of the 13,000 acre fire. Firefighters are working on mopping up smoldering hot spots…

Red Flag Warning makes for dangerous fire conditions

"That red flag warning is really a big deal because if you have a fire start wind like today will just set it off and spread it right down the pasture and right down the field."

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Due to dry conditions A red flag warning has been issued throughout North Dakota and Western Minnesota. “That red flag warning is really a big deal because if you have a fire start wind like today will just set it off and spread it right down the pasture and right down the field,”Fargo Fire…

Red Flag Alert: Critical Fire Weather Conditions

Red Flag Warning in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM.

GRAND FORKS, ND – (KVRR,  National Weather Service) •Critical fire weather conditions across all of North Dakota and parts of western Minnesota Thurs. afternoon and evening. •Red Flag Warning in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM for red highlighted area. •Very dry air, gusty northwest winds, and dry vegetation will create dangerous conditions. •Any fires that occur could spread…

Red Flag Warning Issued Due To Windy And Dry Conditions

"Very High" Fire Danger Category In Western Minnesota

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks and the Minnesota DNR are warning about the potential for grass fires to spread rapidly. Dry grasses, dry humidity and winds gusting 25 to 35 miles per hour are combining to create critical fire weather conditions. Winds are strongest across southeast North Dakota leading to a Red Flag Warning. Most of our Minnesota…