Crews from the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest have gone out west to help fight wildfires.
According to authorities, 22 large wildfires are burning nearly 850,000 acres in four western states and Alaska.
One of the Chequamegon-Nicolet firefighters is David Sloan from Park Falls. He was sent to Washington state to fight a blaze in north central Washington....
"....I was on a fire about 4,000 acres called the Newby Lake fire, really active fire behavior. A lot of the area is ready for fire..."