- April 02, 2021) - Michigan Department of Natural Resources
firefighters are urging care when burning this weekend, as
weather conditions will create an increased risk of
"Much of the state is very dry and fire danger will grow as
temperatures rise over the weekend," said DNR fire
specialist Jeff Vasher.
Before burning yard waste, check to see if burning is
permitted in your area. In the Upper Peninsula, residents
can check the map at:
see if debris/open burning is permitted in their counties. Composting is
an alternative to burning that can be used any time
regardless of weather conditions.
Never leave a fire unattended, even a campfire, and keep a
water source and shovel nearby in case of emergency.
Learn more about specific fire
danger by region or find
fire prevention tips.