W. Va. Division of Forestry Sends Crew to Michigan Amid Wildfire Risk

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Division of Forestry has sent a crew of 20 to Michigan to help reduce the risk of wildfires.

The division says in a news release 12 trained division foresters and eight civilian firefighters left West Virginia on Wednesday.

Dry conditions exist in the region although no large wildfires have been reported.

The crew is expected to be in Michigan for two weeks.