Wildfire Reported In Chocolay Township Near Kawbawgam Road

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews responded today to a wildfire in northeastern Marquette County.

The fire was reported late this morning in Chocolay Township between the Ojibwa Casino and Lake Le Vasseur, one mile east of Kawbawgam Road near M-28.

Original reports said the fire was at least 30 acres in size and was spreading.  Few details are known at this time, but crews with the DNR Wildfire Division and several other area fire departments responded to the scene.

Emergency personnel are asking people who do not live on Kawbawgam Road to stay away from the area to keep traffic at a minimum.

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