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.
Michigan has planted more than 7 million seedlings on state forest land this spring to reforest land and protect wildlife.
A wildfire has burned roughly one-third of an uninhabited island in Saginaw Bay.
Now that fireworks sales are legal in Michigan, some local communities are implementing their own restrictions pertaining to how they’re used.
State officials say 115 structures, including homes and a motel, have been destroyed by a wildfire in the Upper Peninsula.
An out of control wildfire in the Upper Peninsula now spans 22,000 acres. The DNR says many structures have been destroyed.
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.
An official says a wildfire in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has burned at least 1,500 acres of a wildlife refuge.
It’s wildfire season, and the Michigan DNR is reminding us to be careful when burning outside this spring.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources office in Cadillac says there was less-than-average snowfall last winter in the Upper Peninsula and the northern third of the Lower Peninsula.