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Wildfire extinguished after burning for hours in Newaygo Co.

Newaygo County Emergency Services said the fire posed a severe threat to life or property.
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NEWAYGO COUNTY, Mich. — Crews were on scene battling a wildfire burning in Newaygo County on Pine Avenue between 12th and 24th Street.

Everyone was asked to avoid the area so first responders can contain the fire.

There is a high fire danger on Saturday, officials warned. No open burning is permitted until further notice. 

The fire was extinguished around 7:19 p.m., the Big Prairie Fire Department says. 

Newaygo County Emergency Services said the fire posed a severe threat to life or property.

The cause of the fire will be investigated by the United States Forest Service and the Newaygo County Sheriff's Office. 

    

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