Lee Frelich is the director of the Forest Ecology Center at the University of Minnesota. He is an expert on disturbances in the forest.
COOK COUNTY PRE-PLANNING FOR EVACUATION
In this interview from 8:10 Saturday morning, North Shore Weekend host CJ Heithoff talks with Pagami Creek Fire Public Information Officer Doug Anderson.
Cook County Fire Management Information
5 PM, Friday, September 16
Ron Sanow, Fire Information Officer
On Friday, September 16 Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken and Rep. Cravaack flew over the Pagami Creek Fire.
In this interview from Friday morning, September 16, WTIP's News Director Barbara Jean Johnson talks with Pagami Creek Fire Public Information Officer Doug Anderson.
The map of the Pagami Creek Fire from Thursday, September 15 shows the fire perimeter in red and the BWCAW boundary in pink. WTIP will provide updates as they become available.
In this interview from Thursday morning, September 15, WTIP's News Director Barbara Jean Johnson talks with Pagami Creek Fire Public Information Officer Doug Anderson.
Cook County artist Neil Sherman can often be seen out of doors painting the natural scenes in front of him. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this Artist Open House profile of a plein air painter.
The Pagami Creek Fire has now burned more than 100,000 acres and 156 square miles of forest across Lake County and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Ron Sano is with the MNICS Type 2 Team based at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais.
Click on the above link to download the most recent map available at this time of the Pagami Creek Fire line, from Wednesday, September 14. The map shows the uncontrolled fire edge in red.