wildfire

Gov. Burgum Declares Statewide Wildfire Emergency as Medora Is Evacuated

BILLINGS CO., N.D. — (UPDATE: 8:43pm 04/01/21) — Around 9,600 acres have burned near Medora, North Dakota and containment of the grass fire which caused the evacuation of the small tourist town is at 15%. Interstate 94 is temporarily closed from Beach to Belfield with no detour in place. Drivers will have to use alternate routes. **ORIGINAL POST BELOW** Evacuations…

Funds from New Beer Called “Resilience IPA” Will Benefit Camp Fire Victims

The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company came up with the recipe

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThere’s a new beer at Fargo Brewing Company, and all money made from it will go towards a good cause. The recipe for “Resilience IPA” was written by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. Over a thousand breweries across the country are offering it and donating 100 percent of the sales to victims of the Camp Fire in California. The…

Prescribed Burn Gets Out Of Control At Beltrami Island State Forest

Governor Mark Dayton has called out the Minnesota National Guard to assist with firefighting efforts

BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST, Minn. — A DNR-prescribed fire intended to manage brushlands at Beltrami Island State Forest has gotten out of hand. Governor Mark Dayton has called out the Minnesota National Guard to assist with firefighting efforts. The fire started spreading yesterday and quickly consumed 500 acres. So far, no structures or private land are threatened. The fire is…

Large Wildfire In Roseau County Now 90% Contained

Fire has burned 4,000 acres of grassland and brush

Minnesota Incident Command 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption ROSEAU, Minn. — A large wildfire burning since Sunday in northwestern Minnesota is 90% contained. This fire near Greenbush in Roseau County has burned 4,000 acres of grassland and brush, making it one of the largest wildfires in the past couple of…

Fargo Invaders Raising Money for Wildfire Victims in California

Some of the players have family and friends who are displaced by the wildfire

FARGO, ND — A local football club is starting a week-long fundraiser to help wildfire victims in California. From Monday until Friday, the Fargo Invaders are raising money to help bring shelter to people forced from their homes. Club leaders said some players have friends and family out there who had to evacuate when the flames got close to their…