Fire engulfs Northern Michigan lumberyard, damages neighboring homes

PRUDENVILLE, MI – A large structure fire broke out at a Northern Michigan lumberyard on Tuesday morning, Nov. 24.

Denton Township Fire Department and Michigan State Police Houghton Lake Post responded around 8 a.m. to the fire at Penney’s Lumber on M-18 in Prudenville, Roscommon County, MSP said in a news release. The fire had already spread from the lumberyard to the neighboring trailer park.

The fire was discovered when the Penney’s owner was opening the business on Tuesday morning, police said. In addition to Penney’s, two trailer homes and a shed were damaged.

Fire damages Penney's Lumberyard

Michigan State Police troopers assist at the scene of a large structure fire at Penney’s Lumberyard on Tuesday morning, Nov. 24, on M-18 in Prudenville, Roscommon County.Michigan State Police

Crew are still working at the scene. The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing; arson is not suspected, police said.

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a tree with a mountain in the background: An image of Littleton, Colorado, where the Chatridge 2 fire burned 461 acres south of Denver back in June. Another blaze, the East Troublesome fire in Grand County, was reported to have burned down homes on Wednesday.


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An image of Littleton, Colorado, where the Chatridge 2 fire burned 461 acres south of Denver back in June. Another blaze, the East Troublesome fire in Grand County, was reported to have burned down homes on Wednesday.

Fire activity “increased significantly” on Wednesday night and the blaze is impacting the Highway 34 corridor and the Grand Lake area, according to the latest report from the Incident Information System of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).

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Houses were burning down, according to fire dispatches from firefighters on Wednesday night, with hundreds evacuated from the Grand Lake area.

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The blaze, which was at around 19,000 acres

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