Governor declares wildfire emergency

MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency to deal with elevated wildfire conditions.

Walker issued the declaration Monday. It calls on all state agencies to assist in potential wildlife response and recovery efforts.

It also authorizes the Wisconsin National Guard's adjutant general to call units to active duty as needed to help emergency management officials and the state Department of Natural Resources fight wildfires.

Full story: WJFW

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