Tag Archives: Michigan

Northern Michigan Wildfire Contained, Not Growing

Wildfire began as a prescribed burn     OSCODA, Mich. (AP) — A controlled burn that turned into a 6,100-acre wildfire in Michigan was 32% contained Saturday and not growing, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman said. The fire was in ...

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Fire Crews Battle Wildfires Across Michigan Counties

Wildfire in Manistee County burned 600 acres   Wildland Firefighter Staff MANISTEE COUNTY, Michigan – Fire crews fought several wildfires across three Michigan counties where dry conditions and winds were already present. 9and10 News reported that dry conditions made perfect ...

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Michigan to Resume Prescribed Burns on Grasslands, Near Forests

Burns are to rid out invasive plants     LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Burns on Michigan grasslands and at the edges of forests will be conducted in spring and summer to improve wildlife habitat. The burns get rid of invasive ...

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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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