GRAYLING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A wildfire in Michigan burned more than 1,000 acres (1.5 square miles) and prompted emergency evacuations and road closures Saturday, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Michigan.

The wildfire located within Grayling Township, about 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of Grayling, is moving west and southwest and is threatening multiple buildings, the department said in a statement.

On Saturday, emergency personnel were conducting evacuations and the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Michigan police and fire were working with the department of natural resources to fight the blaze, the statement said. .

The cause of the fire had not yet been determined.

A temporary flight restriction has been enacted for a 5-mile (8 km) perimeter around the fire below 5,000 feet (1,534 meters), according to the statement.

Grayling Township is located about 150 miles (241 km) north of Lansing.

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