Grass fire in Houghton County

Fire crews were busy today in Torch Lake Township.  A small brush fire was discovered this morning near Mud Lake off of County Road T-26 in Houghton County.   The fire was two to three miles back in the woods.

Bootjack Fire and Rescue worked to contain the fire throughout the day.   A Brush Truck was brought in from the Tamarack City Volunteer Fire Department to help with the effort.  The Lake Linden Fire Department also assisted on the scene.

One fire official said a lightning strike was most likely the cause.