Fire on beach burns land along Lake Michigan

Authorities said a fire in a beach fire pit that got out of control because of gusting winds is to blame for scorching more than 2 acres of land along Lake Michigan.
AP Wire
Jun 12, 2012

The fire spread to sand dune grass and burned Saturday in Oceana County's Golden Township before crews put it out. Wood stairs leading to some homes near the West Michigan fire were destroyed.

The person who started the fire was given a citation by the state Department of Natural Resources. No injuries were reported.
 

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