DNR issues fire danger warnings

Open debris burning is not permitted anywhere within the Upper Peninsula, as the fire danger is “moderate” to “high” across the region.

Open debris burning is banned across the U.P. Map courtesy Michigan DNR.

Open debris burning is banned across the U.P. Map courtesy Michigan DNR.

The Department of Natural Resources says the highest fire danger is in the central U.P., the moderate fire danger is in the eastern and western regions, with a lower fire danger in the far southeastern sections.

Many U.P. counties are under a Red Flag fire warning from noon until 8 p.m. due to high winds and dry conditions.

Visit www.michigan.gov/burnpermit for more information.