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 fuel for the wildfires.
Firefighters were busy fighting fires in Manistee, Kalkaska, and Lake counties on Monday.
The Warfield Fire in Manistee County burned at least 600 acres.
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Officials believe the Warfield Fire was human caused but the investigation is still ongoing.
Michigan had 28 wildfires over the weekend. Fires like these can be avoided by following guidance on burning and checking https://t.co/JUjfJWjC1i. Dry and windy conditions are creating some very high fire danger throughout parts of the state. Check before you burn. #MiDNR pic.twitter.com/ug5QNfTqux
— Michigan Department of Natural Resources (@MichiganDNR) March 22, 2021