State troopers help detour traffic in northwest Minn. as grass fire reduces visibility
Minnesota State troopers are helping with traffic control in northwest Minnesota on Monday as a grass fire is reducing visibility on the road.
Sgt. Jesse Grabow said troopers are near Highway 2 east of Erskine near the Glacier Ridge National Wildlife Refuge.
Troopers placed a detour for Highway 2 traffic.
Troopers in NW MN are helping w/traffic control as a grass fire is reducing visibility near Hwy2 east of Erskine near the Glacier Ridge NWR. A temp detour is in place for Hwy2 traffic https://t.co/UtVIO32TcR pic.twitter.com/V0UkUozn1y— Sgt. Jesse Grabow (@MSPPIO_NW) March 29, 2021
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources did add several counties on Monday to a spring burn restriction list as the state is experiencing warm, dry weather.
For more information about the restriction and the list of counties, click here.