High winds, dry conditions prompt fire concerns in Hubbard County
Although burning permits are still being issued, the Department of Natural Resources is asking area residents to be "extremely careful with fire at all times."
The dearth of precipitation - it's been a month since rainfall has measured an inch - has sent fire danger into the "high" zone, said Mark Carlstrom of the DNR Forestry.
"We are daily assessing the weather and long-range forecasts," he said.
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