Prescribed burn in Dickinson County

Local News
DNR burns_1557793990335.jpg.jpg

Like Local 3 News on Facebook:

Fire personnel from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources plan to conduct prescribed burns today at several sites including one place in the Upper Peninsula.

68 acres in Dickinson County’s Norway Township will be impacted. The goal of the burn is to reduce woody vegetation and maintain openings for wildlife habitat.

Prescribed burns are one way the DNR keeps lands and forests healthy. The burns are conducted by highly trained DNR personnel in designated state-managed areas during appropriate weather conditions and in cooperation with the proper authorities and local units of government.

Public safety is a top priority during all prescribed burns.

For more information about the DNR’s fire management activity, visit

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News Video


Thumbnail for the video titled "LOCAL 3 THURSDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST 9/19/2019"

Detecting autism early

Thumbnail for the video titled "Detecting autism early"

U.P. Honor Flight veterans welcomed home

Thumbnail for the video titled "U.P. Honor Flight veterans welcomed home"

One person dead after crash

Thumbnail for the video titled "One person dead after crash"

Precious Metals 9-18-2019

Thumbnail for the video titled "Precious Metals 9-18-2019"

Stocks 9-18-2019

Thumbnail for the video titled "Stocks 9-18-2019"