Lansing, MI – Lansing, MI (WKAR) - Michigan's spring wildfire season is arriving.
State forest officials say the greatest wildfire risk is usually between mid-April and Memorial Day.
Dead leaves, grass and sticks are drying out quickly.
New, more fire-resistant growth hasn't developed yet.
And as the weather improves, homeowners are cleaning yards and burning the waste.
Michigan DNR officials say stands of pine trees are most vulnerable to wildfires.