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Wildfire in Muskegon County consumes 10 acres

AP Wire • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:28 AM

The fire was burning Monday afternoon near Big Blue Lake, about 15 miles north of Muskegon. Firefighters from Blue Lake, Holton and Dalton townships in Muskegon County; and Grant Township in Oceana County worked with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to control the blaze.

Muskegon County Central Dispatch said a man filling a gas tank somehow ignited the fire, which spread quickly because of dry underbrush and strong winds.

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