Firefighters respond to Rahkola Road Fire

June 18, 2021

7 p.m. Update: Rahkola Road Fire is at 60 acres with a dozer line around 70 percent of the perimeter.

5 p.m. Firefighters are responding to a 60-acre wildfire near Embarrass, Minn. Multiple aircraft are assisting DNR and Forest Service crews on the ground. The fire is now ten percent contained.
Wildfire suppression efforts are being coordinated by the Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS). MNICS is an interagency group that includes the DNR and coordinates active fire situations in Minnesota. Follow @mnics for information on large wildfires.