Fire Departments

Experts Give Tour of Greenwood Fire Damage

Another concern in areas heavily burned in the Superior National Forest is a lot of exposed tree roots.

ISABELLA, Minn. — Progress is being made outside of Isabella where the Greenwood Fire is nearly 50% contained with minimal open flames. “There’s a wet layer about an inch and a half deep, but below that everything is dry,” Greenwood Fire Behavioral Analyst Trainee, Patrick Johnson says. In that dry layer, the fire is smoldering and waiting for conditions to…

‘Fill The Boot’ Fundraiser Going Virtual

With the fundraiser normally taking place on the sidewalks throughout Duluth, they will now be doing it virtually.

DULUTH, Minn. – Local fire departments participating in their annual ‘fill the boot’ campaign will be doing things a bit differently this year. Because of Covid-19, the Duluth Fire department couldn’t find a way to space people out. With the fundraiser normally taking place on the sidewalks throughout Duluth, they will now be doing it virtually. With all of the…

Fire Departments Prepare For Statewide Mask Drive

CLOQUET, Minn. – Governor Tim Walz issued the homemade mask drive this week, and now fire departments across the state are getting ready to participate. Over at station number one in Cloquet, they have already received over forty masks… and once they receive the bulk of donations on Saturday, they will reach out to facilities in the next week or…