Updated: July 09, 2021 10:43 PM
Created: July 09, 2021 08:06 PM
The Forest Service is prohibiting any burning in the Superior National Forest with some exceptions.
A spokesperson said that's due to dry conditions, current fire activity, and limited resources.
People cannot have a campfire or use charcoal grills or wood burning stoves.
The Forest Service said noncompliance could mean fines of up to $5,000 for individuals or $10,000 for organizations.
There are currently four fires burning in the Superior National Forest:
An incident command team has taken over management of all four fires as of Friday evening.
Two BWCA entry points are closed:
There are also closed campsites, lakes and portages in the BWCA:
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