Tag Archives: Michigan

Firefighters Contain Wildfire in Western Michigan

Fire covered about 250 acres     BROOKS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say firefighters have contained a wildfire that burned a portion of a forest in western Michigan. The fire covered about 250 acres (101 hectares) in Newaygo County ...

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Prescribed Burn in Michigan Wildlife Refuge

Burn planned to reduce phragmites     ESTRAL BEACH, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is planning a prescribed burn this spring to reduce an invasive, reedy plant in part of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. ...

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Michigan Crew Boss Academy Develops Firefighters into Leaders

10-day class for wildland firefighters develops leadership   Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Targeted News Service LANSING, Mich. – Three dozen wildland firefighters from around the country knew for sure they were going to find a lot of class work ...

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