Several Fires Close Campsites in Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Updated: 08/27/2013 5:35 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart



The hot and dry temperatures are leaving a fiery mark on northern Minnesota.

Several fires have sparked within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. They remained small in size as of Tuesday.

The Knife Lake Fire has burned at least 15-20 acres.
     
Campsites in the south arm of Knife Lake are closed.
     
Fire crews are on scene of another small fire at Sedative Lake.
     
Crews have otherwise gained control of a fire spotted over the weekend that burned about a quarter acre near Disappointment Lake.

If you have any plans to head to the Boundary Waters, you will want to check for updates on campsite closures. Click here for more information.

Click here for a DNR map of fire danger in Minnesota.