A grass fire burned 17 acres of the wildlife area at Navarino Nature Center yesterday. A call came in at 11:17 of a prairie fire at the end of Townline Road off Md Donald. Fire Departments from Navarino/ Lessor and Bonduel combined to fight the fire. The Shawano County Sheriffs Department was dispatched to help control traffic. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating the cause.
Shawano County D.N.R. Warden Andy Lundin: