Tag: Ox Cart Fire

Ox Cart Fire Burned 40% of the Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge

Mentor, MN — A little more than a week after the Ox Cart Fire near Mentor began, fire crews are still on scene trying to control hot spots and secure the area. Of the nearly 13,000 acres that were burnt, roughly 10,500 of those, or 80%, was on the Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge. That’s…
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April 7, 2021 0

Ox Cart Fire Now 40% Contained

Mentor, MN — The Mentor area wildfire, now being dubbed as the Ox Cart Fire, is now 40% contained, according to Leanne Langeberg of the Minnesota Incident Command System, and there is no new reported fire growth. More favorable conditions these past couple days has allowed fire crews to play catch up and get ahead…
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March 31, 2021 0