Prescribed burn today in Bemidji

The Bemidji Fire Department will conduct a prescribed burn this morning.

According to a release, the burn will be in the area of 1st Street East and Paul Bunyan Drive South, starting around 9 a.m. and it’s expected to be completed by 11.

The burning should remove excessive vegetative material and restore prairie and wildlife habitat.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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