This is the area where my Dad & Grandpa hunted deer for decades.
Updates added below.
And now, it’s on fire.
Mouth of the Two-Hearted River State Forest Campground going up in smoke. Boat Launch survived? Maybe!
Rainbow Lodge gone! The long, long drive for more beer just got a lot longer.
More info at their FB page, which refuses to link here. You can find it if you want.
30 square miles and counting already burnt…
Fire Map: (PDF from the Michigan DNR.)
Do your best Rain Dance.
Update: Link to DNR aerial footage.
Update: 5/31; Fire Map (PDF from Michigan DNR showing conditions as of 8 PM 30 May.)
Update: There has been some rain. Progress being made. some residents will be allowed back into the area. DNR bulletin as of 1 June.
Update: Containment @ 71%. DNR Bulletin as of 2 June
Update: Containment 100% DNR Bulletin as of June 13
Update: June 19; DNR Meeting with affected landowners set for June 26.