- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 2, 2016

WASHINGTON ISLAND, Wis. (AP) - A grass fire is growing on Washington Island near the tip of Door Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin.

Door County authorities tell WBAY-TV (https://bit.ly/2aOMb6P ) the one-acre fire has grown to two-and-a-half acres. The blaze is near the Jackson Harbor Ridges State Natural Area.

The fire was reported around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.

More fire units and ladder trucks from Door Peninsula are being ferried over to the island.

The U.S. Coast Guard also is assisting.

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Information from: WBAY-TV, https://www.wbay.com


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