According to a report from, those planning a bonfire in the State of Michigan should use extra caution this holiday weekend.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is urging people to use extreme caution when burning this weekend, including bonfires, debris burning, grilling, and fireworks. A lot of land in the northern Lower Peninsula and Upper Peninsula are under elevated fire warning s due to the dry conditions.

If you plan to burn this weekend, you will need a permit. For all of the details on how to obtain a burn permit from state and local officials, and how to get the danger warning for the area you will visit, click this link to

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