State officials warn residents of wildfire danger

Warmer days, gusty winds are perfect combination for starting wildfire

The Madison area is finally experiencing some warmer temperatures, and while we might enjoy basking in the sun, the Department of Natural Resources admits that warmer days and gusty winds are just the right combination to start a wildfire.

DNR bills loggers $600K over wildfire

Blaze broke out in May 2013 in Douglas Co.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will bill a logging company more than $600,000 for starting a massive wildlife last year.

Wisconsin wildfire started by logging operations

Blaze destroyed 17 homes, charred more than 8,000 acres

Investigators say a large wildfire caused by logging operations in northwestern Wisconsin wasn't intentionally set and criminal charges aren't expected.

Governor to tour wildfire damage

Walker declares state of emergency in northern Wis. forest fires

Gov. Scott Walker will tour damage from a massive wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin on Thursday.

NW Wisconsin wildfire consumes 8,700 acres

Evacuations ordered

Firefighters worked to contain a smoky wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that has consumed 8,700 acres, destroyed nearly 50 structures and forced dozens from their homes.