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High fire danger for much of Wisconsin

Posted at 3:10 AM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 10:38:22-04

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says that much of Wisconsin is under a high fire risk. 

Critical fire conditions due to strong winds, low humidity and dry vegetation are resulting in high fire danger. 

The DNR has a map on their website indicating the level of fire danger in each county. 

They also warn that you should make sure to have a written and signed annual burn permit, before burning. 

You can get a free burning permit online or by calling 1-888-WIS-BURN. You also can visit an emergency fire warden or DNR office to get a permit in person. 

More information on burn restrictions can be found here

 

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