Walker Tours Wildfire Damage
Governor Walker tours the damage from a massive wildfire in Northwest Wisconsin.Photo: Video by nbc26.com
CREATED May. 16, 2013
The DNR has confirmed a wildfire in northwest Wisconsin was sparked by logging operations.
Thursday, Governor Walker saw the devastation first-hand during an aerial tour of the site.
The wildfire has burned more than 9,000 acres of land in Douglas and Bayfield counties.
The governor praised firefighters for their work to contain the blaze.
47 structures have been destroyed by the wildfire. It might be a few days before it's completely out.