20,000 Acres Consumed As Wild Fire Burns In Upper Peninsula; Some Evacuations Underway

UPPER PENINSULA (AP) – A fast-moving wildfire has now consumed nearly 20,000 acres in the Upper Peninsula.

The Michigan DNR says the Duck Lake fire is in an area north of Newberry that includes Lake Superior State Forest.

Photo Gallery: Wildfires Wreak Havoc In Upper Peninsula

Some popular tourist destinations, including Tahquamenon Falls have been evacuated.

The fire is approaching the size of the Sleeper Lake Fire of 2007, which burned more than 20,000 acres in the same area.

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