Air quality alert: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert effective from 10 a.m. Thursday August 5, until 9 p.m. Friday, August 6, for portions of west-central, northwestern, and north-central Minnesota, including the tribal nations of Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and Red Lake. The DNR does not issue burning permits in counties under air quality alerts.

Burning Permits

Wright - Burning Permit Required

Contact: jason.kern@state.mn.us , 320-232-1074


Current Restrictions:
  • No Burning until after 6pm and the fire must be out cold before 8 am.
  • Individuals with Burning Permits for Agricultural, Industrial or Management are required to follow all instructions including the valid start and end times listed under the Special Conditions & Requirements section on the permit.

  • Subunit: Albertville
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Albertville is restricted. Please contact the Albertville Public Works at 763-682-1001 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Albertville.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Annandale
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Annandale is restricted. Please contact the Annandale City Hall at 320-274-3055 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Annandale.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Buffalo
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Buffalo is restricted. Please contact the Buffalo City Hall at 763-682-1001 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Buffalo.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Clearwater
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Clearwater is restricted. Please contact the Clearwater Fire Chief at 320-267-9635 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Clearwater.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Cokato
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Cokato is restricted. Please contact the Cokato City Hall at 320-286-5505 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Cokato.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Delano
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Delano is restricted. Please contact the Delano Fire Chief at 763-972-0550 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Delano.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Howard Lake
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Howard Lake is restricted. Please contact the Howard Lake Fire Chief at 320-543-2715 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Howard Lake.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Maple Lake
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Maple Lake is restricted. Please contact the Maple Lake City Hall at 320-9963-3611 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Maple Lake.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Monticello
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Monticello is restricted. Please contact the Monticello City Hall at 763-295-2711 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Monticello
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Montrose
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Montrose is restricted. Please contact the Montrose City Hall at 763-675-3717 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in Montrose.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: South Haven
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of South Haven is restricted. Please contact the South Haven City Hall at 320-236-2424 for more information on obtaining a burning permit in South Haven.
Current Restrictions:
  • None

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