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Marquette County, WI

Wildland fire burns 100 acres of marsh
 24 days ago

Cover picture for the articleOn Monday, May 17, 2021 at 9:57AM, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a wildland fire off CTH C in Montello Township, Marquette County Wisconsin. Montello Fire Department, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched. The Sheriff’s Office drone was used to scout ahead of the fire to see if it was going to jump an irrigation ditch and continue spreading. Approximately 100 acres of marsh burned. The drone assisted with the size of fire and resources needed. (Drone photos courtesy of Marquette County Sheriff’s Office)