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Kingsford Public Safety puts out backyard brush fire

Fire Danger is high across much of Wisconsin this weekend.
Fire Danger is high across much of Wisconsin this weekend.(WBAY)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 11:03 AM EDT
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KINGSFORD, Mich. (WLUC) - Kingsford Public Safety responded to a grass fire that spread to nearby trees on South Ave. at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The officers found a brush fire in the backyard of a residence and were able to extinguish it quickly.

The homeowner was cited by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for illegal burning.

Open burning is not permitted without a permit anywhere in the U.P. as of Wednesday. Click here to see restrictions in your county.

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