MANNING — The Dunn County Commission agreed at its meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse on Wednesday to issue a burn ban that will be regulated by the North Dakota Fire Danger Index and require anyone who wants to burn to first check the index to assess the potential for fire to spread.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Although warmer weather is being embraced by many snow-accustomed residents in the Plains and Upper Midwest, the unseasonably dry conditions have turned the region’s vast grasslands into a tinderbox. Wildfires have already scorched thousands of acres, destroyed rural homes and caused two deaths.
With little precipitation in the area and Saturday’s record-breaking temperatures in Dickinson expected to continue today, red flag warnings and fire bans remain in place for southwest North Dakota, officials say.
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