Firefighters Battle Wildfire in Menomenee Falls, Wisconsin

DNR reports 450 acres burned so far this year



MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Firefighters were battling a large wildfire in Menomonee Falls Wisconsin on Friday, the Department of Natural Resources reported.

Officials asked that roads near the fire be avoided.

Officials warned that a combination of snow melting earlier than usual, low humidity and high winds would cause very high danger across the state this weekend.

The Department of Natural Resources reported that over 200 wildfires have burned 450 acres (182 hectares) so far this year.

All contents © copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.


Check Also

Firefighters bathed in the light of the Caldor Fire

What Are Some Key Decisions in Fighting Wildfires?

By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Thousands of ...