Fire danger map 5-14-22

The state is on alert due to near critical fire danger in the northwest. / Photo Credit: Wisconsin DNR

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking the public to avoid burning due to near critical fire danger across northwest Wisconsin.

Dry and breezy conditions, and low relative humidity, are creating near-critical fire conditions today, especially in the northwest. High wind gusts may be possible.