Fire Danger High Across Michigan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding residents that dry conditions in much of the state mean fire safety should be a high priority for anyone working or playing outdoors.

The DNR advises checking before you burn to make sure weather conditions allow for safe burning. They say nine out of 10 wildland fires are human-caused, so use extreme caution when burning. Yard waste burning is the top cause of wildfires in Michigan.

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