Troopers investigate grass fire

MACKINAC COUNTY — A 64-year-old man was cited for burning during a recent fire ban.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post responded to Moran Township on Saturday for a ground fire that had spread out of control. The St. Ignace Fire Department suppressed the grass fire.

The homeowner helped put out the fire. He admitted to police that he did not know that the state wide burn ban was in effect.