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Local Burn Restrictions Remain on Oahe WMA

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department removed the open fire ban on Oahe Wildlife Management Area.

However, this area still falls under burn restrictions implemented by Morton, Burleigh and Emmons counties, which only allow open fires, including campfires, when the fire danger rating is low or moderate. Information, including restrictions, on current fire danger indexes is available at

Oahe WMA covers more than 16,000 acres along the Missouri River south of Bismarck and Mandan within Burleigh, Emmons and Morton counties.