Large Wildfire Ignites 15 Miles SW Of Isabella
Some camp sites have been evacuated and closed until further notice.
GREENWOOD LAKE, Minn. — A large wildfire ignited around 3 p.m. Sunday near Greenwood Lake — about 15 miles southwest of Isabella, Minn.
The USDA Forest Service did not immediately have the current size of the fire, other than it being estimated at a couple hundred acres and moving quickly.
Current sites impacted include:
- McDougal Lake Campground
- McDougal Lake Boat Ramp
- McDougal Lake Picnic Area
- McDougal Lake Trailhead and Trail (trail 71078)
“A Fire Weather Watch now in effect until 8pm this evening. Near-critical fire weather conditions expected this afternoon, particularly over northeast MN. Fires spread quickly in these conditions! Check with your local authorities for any burning restrictions.”