Red Flag Warning Issued for Freeborn County
Albert Lea, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Red Flag warning has been issued for Freeborn County.
Sheriff Kurt Freitag said Wednesday morning the warning is effective immediately due to dry vegetation and expected high winds throughout the region Wednesday afternoon. Recreation fires are still allowed under a Red Flag Warning.
Freitag says the fires cannot be larger than 3 feet by 3 feet and must be surrounded by a metal ring. Recreation fires within 25 feet from combustible material are prohibited and all other burning activities are not allowed during the warning.