Local

Wildfire Forces Wis. Douglas County Evacuations

View Comments
(credit: Jupiter Images)

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Pet Of The Week: Marie, A Chihuahua Mix
  2. More Holiday Photos From 'WCCO This Morning' Viewers
  3. 4 Things To Know For Dec. 19, 2014
  4. Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir Performs Live
  5. WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Place To See Santa In MN

TOWN OF GORDON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are ordering an evacuation of Barnes Township in northwestern Wisconsin because of a rapidly growing wildfire.

Douglas and Bayfield County Emergency Management says an immediate evacuation has been ordered for everything west of County Highway A and north of County Highway N.

The evacuation order was posted on the website of the National Weather Service in Duluth, Minn.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,379 other followers