Wildfire Burns Four Buildings in Schawana


SCHAWANA- Multiple Grant County fire districts answered a call Sunday evening for a large wildfire on the west side of State Route 243 in the Town of Schawana.

The fire burned one home and three other buildings. Several other homes and buildings were threatened. Level 3 evacuations were ordered through the night. Firefighters were able to keep the fire from jumping SR243.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Grant County Fire Marshal. A countywide burn ban is in effect from June 1 through September 30 annually.