MADISON (AP) - Dry, warm and windy conditions are causing the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to warn residents not to start fires of any kind.
The DNR says the conditions are pushing wildfire danger into the "very high" range in most of the state.
Fire officials are currently dealing with a wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that has destroyed dozens of buildings and forced at least 60 people from their homes.
The DNR said Wednesday it is suspending all burning permits statewide.
The DNR and National Weather Service also issued a Red Flag Warning for Florence and Marinette counties. The alert means that large forest fires are possible due to the predicted weather conditions. It's issued when wind, temperature and humidity produce conditions that could fuel a fire.
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After almost 80 years, a piece of naval history is on its way home. A model of the Japanese luxury liner Hikawa Maru is being packed up in Manitowoc and returned to Japan.
Visitors to Green Bay's Neville Public Museum will soon see hours slashed. The county-owned attraction is cutting access starting the first of the year.
An 11-foot-long model of the Japanese passenger liner Hikawa Maru is being sent back to Japan after 34 years at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc.
Area volunteers are making a difference in the community this holiday season. At this time of the year, many people are looking for ways to help their neighbors. The Salvation Army is one of the many places where you can do just that.
For the second year in a row, St. Norbert College could house overflow of homeless people from the St. John the Evangelist shelter in Green Bay.
A memorial fund has been created for a Grand Chute firefighter killed in a weekend car crash.