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Private burning of old buildings prohibited in Wisconsin: DNR

People looking to get rid of an old building on property in Wisconsin need to find an option that doesn’t include torching it.

Landowners, contractors and businesses are being cautioned against structure burns not only because they are illegal in Wisconsin, but also because burning is the least environmentally healthy way to dispose of old buildings due to the high potential of releasing harmful asbestos into the air.

“With the exception of authorized fire training burns conducted by fire departments,

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:57 PM

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