Fire danger remains high across Michigan, despite the rain that came through earlier this week. A wildfire near Mio has burned about 1500 acres and caused the evacuation of at least 50 homes. Carol Nilsson with the Forest Service says although the fire is 100 percent contained, crews aren’t relaxing just yet.
Carol Nilsson says, “The concern is that with the gusty winds, there’s a good chance that this fire could flare-up again and could start moving again so they want to make sure that it stays in the containment lines and doesn’t spot over or jump anywhere.”
People who live in the Mack Lake area are still being kept from their homes. That’ll likely be the case until tomorrow or until crews are sure the fire is completely under control.