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Crews Battle 100-Acre Wildfire In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

The “County Road 601″ wildfire is about 95 percent contained, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2015

A landscape of embers burns in the wake of the North Fire, which caused people to abandon their vehicles and flee as flames jumped the 215 freeway in the early morning hours of July 18, 2015 near Victorville, California. The fire has burned across 3,500 acres and a private drone was reported to have raised serious safety concerns for aircraft pilots fighting the fire. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Southgate Family Trapped On California Highway During Wildfire; ‘The Road Was Melting, It Was A Nightmare’ [PHOTOS]

A few minutes before they had been on the vacation of a lifetime, but now Russell Allevato and his family were running for their lives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2015

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Michigan DNR Sends Crew To Battle Montana Fire

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has sent 18 people to help fight a fast-moving fire that has burned more than 9,500 acres in western Montana.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2013

Taken from the scene of the Duck Lake wildfire in the eastern Upper Peninsula. (Credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources/Facebook)

Mich. Plants Seedlings To Restore Burned Forests

Michigan has planted more than 7 million seedlings on state forest land this spring to reforest land and protect wildlife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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Wildfire Burns Uninhabited Island In Saginaw Bay

A wildfire has burned roughly one-third of an uninhabited island in Saginaw Bay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

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Fireworks Safety Urged In Local Communities

Now that fireworks sales are legal in Michigan, some local communities are implementing their own restrictions pertaining to how they’re used.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

Taken at from the scene of the Duck Lake wildfire in the eastern Upper Peninsula. (Credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources/Facebook)

Update: UP Wildfire Destroys 115 Structures

State officials say 115 structures, including homes and a motel, have been destroyed by a wildfire in the Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012

Taken at from the scene of the Duck Lake wildfire in the eastern Upper Peninsula. (Credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources/Facebook)

100 Properties Damaged As UP Wildfires Blaze

An out of control wildfire in the Upper Peninsula now spans 22,000 acres. The DNR says many structures have been destroyed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

File photo of an aftermath of a wildfire in Michigan. (credit: Jeffrey Wickett/GettyImages)

Wildfire Grows To More Than 21,000 Acres

A wildfire in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula grew by 17 percent to more than 21,000 acres Saturday as officials warned of tough conditions and welcomed help from water-dumping aircraft from the Michigan National Guard.

05/27/2012

Northern Michigan Wildfire Burns 1,500 Acres

An official says a wildfire in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has burned at least 1,500 acres of a wildlife refuge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2012

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