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UPDATE: Silver Creek Road opens after brush fire

A downed power line caused a brush fire and road closure on Silver Creek Road Monday
Road closure announced.
Road closure announced.(MGN)
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 7:06 PM EDT|Updated: May. 9, 2022 at 10:58 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - Sands Township reports that Silver Creek Road between Sicotte subdivision and M-553 is open after a road closure early Monday evening.

However, the Harvey DNR Office says high winds continue to be a problem. Crews report a high number of brush fires across the UP.

The majority of the fires have been caused by wind-downed power lines.

The Harvey DNR says the largest fire reported Monday was a 15.9-acre brush fire near the Arnold area in Marquette County.

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