Public Meeting Sunday for Duck Lake evacuees

The Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, in Newberry for those residents who were evacuated from the area or those who have questions about the evacuations. The DNR will provide general fire information and updates, as well as information about structure losses.

The meeting will take place at the McMillan Township Hall

(at the corner of M-123 and Truman in Newberry)

All evacuees are asked to call the following number(s) in order to register so that they can be contacted when there is new information on the status of structures:

U.P. Residents – 211

Non-U.P. Residents – 800-338-1119

Callers will be asked to provide their names, fire number/address, general location of their structures, and current contact information (cell phone, etc.) where they can be reached.

Other resources:

DNR website: (regularly updated fire information at the top of the home page); also sign up for fire-related email and text messages

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