MINOT, N.D. - A burn ban has been issued for McHenry County.
With abnormally dry conditions and high winds there is an increased risk for rural fires. The burn ban includes recreational burning, garbage burning on farmland, cropland and or ditches and the use of fire to demolish structures. This does not include the use of grills.
The ban will be in effect when the fire index is high, very high or extreme though October 1.