31-year-old Richard Wheeler from South Haven was a seasonal worker who hoped to become a permanent U.S. Forest Service wildland firefighter.
An 80-acre wildfire in the Upper Peninsula is under control.
The “County Road 601” wildfire is about 95 percent contained, officials said.
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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.
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.