Another fire call a few miles from the Anderson house fire made for some tense moments later in the morning.
A vehicle fire in Sands Township had the potential of spreading to nearby brush and trees.
A quick response by firefighters to that blaze on Miller Road, just off of M-553, kept the fire contained.
Here in the middle of the spring wildfire season, it’s even more apparent that the U.P. is in a drought situation.
The DNRE has issued a burning ban on open debris in all U.P. counties except for Marquette and Alger Counties.
You can go online anytime to: www.michigan.gov/burnpermit for the latest information.
The burn permit page on the website is updated each day around mid-morning.
The brush fire danger may continue into the weekend in spite of some rain in the forecast.