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      Firefighters respond to rapidly growing grass fire

      Manistique Public Safety officials responded to a grass fire on North Kendall Road in Manistique Township on Wednesday morning.

      Volunteer firefighters say they responded to the grass fire at 11:17 a.m., which had spread to five acres and was growing rapidly. Officers were able to encircle the blaze and extinguish it before it could damage houses nearby.

      The fire originated from a burn pit on the property, according to public safety. Crews remained on the scene until 2:30 p.m. to put out hotspots. There were no injuries caused by the fire.