MADISON – Governor Scott Walker has issued Executive Order #103 declaring a state of emergency in response to a forest fire, which has destroyed more than 9,000 acres in Bayfield and Douglas Counties.
DULUTH - Officials said there is high fire danger throughout the Northland.
TOWN OF GORDON, Wis. (AP) - Residents and owners of vacation properties potentially affected by the northwestern Wisconsin wildfire now have a hotline to call to check on their properties.
GORDON - Residents and owners of vacation properties in northwestern Wisconsin will eventually be able return to their properties, but only when the area is safe from a wildfire.
GORDON – The Department of Natural Resources is issuing an Air Quality Special Notice with regards to the large forest fire that occurred in eastern Douglas County and western Bayfield County Tuesday.
GORDON - A wildfire that has burned more than 8,700 acres in northwestern Wisconsin started in area where workers were doing logging operations.
MENAHGA - Firefighters are trying to contain a wildfire that's burned a number of homes and structures near Menahga in northwestern Minnesota.
MADISON – A day after a wildfire consumed nearly 9,000 acres and 47 structures in Douglas County, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the National Weather Service, has announced that a Red Flag Warning is in effect today in Florence and Marinette counties and all DNR burning permits suspended statewide Wednesday.
GORDON - A smoky wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin spreading to 6,800 acres has destroyed at least 50 structures and forced dozens of residents to leave their homes.
GORDON - Wildfire crews from the Department of Natural Resources, working through the night and joined by more than one hundred municipal firefighters, have largely surrounded the Germann Road Fire which has scorched 8,700 acres of forestland in Douglas and Bayfield counties.