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234-acre wildfire contained in Juneau County, DNR says

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Posted at 3:40 PM, Apr 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-19 16:40:56-04

NECEDAH — Crews are still on the scene of a 234-acre wildfire in Juneau County, but the DNR says it has been contained.

The fire broke out Saturday after some burning debris spread across the land. According to the DNR, the fire burned in upland grass and timber but it slowed down as it got closer to a marsh.

Fire crews are still on the scene to ensure there are no hot spots or burning within the contained fire. There were four to five structures at risk however they were not damaged. The DNR is also reporting no one was injured.

Spring in Wisconsin creates a very high risk for wildfires, many of which are caused by debris burning. Sunday's weather conditions are especially dangerous as we will see warmer temperatures, low humidity, and wind.

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