With the relative lack of rain in some parts of Door County, especially around Sturgeon Bay & to the south, there are still concerns about the possibility of grass, brush & forest fires. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Herlache says he has confidence that his firefighters can handle the challenge of a large grass fire, but getting to the blaze can be a concern…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/N1123.mp3|titles=Fire Chief Tim Herlache]
Herlache says larger vehicles have been used in the past, but they can get stuck at times…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/N1124.mp3|titles=Fire Chief Tim Herlache]
Chief Herlache is asking residents who live in particularly dry areas to use caution when burning. He also reminds residents & visitors that more than one fire happened because of the indiscriminate use of fireworks.