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Duck Lake Fire / Tahquamenon Falls State Park Area

Duck Lake Fire, Luce County, May 27, 2012

Fast Facts on the Duck Lake Fire
Facts as of June 15, 2012 Final Report
Includes: Fire Size, Fire Containment, Current Status, Cause and Date Started, Structures Lost, Resources on Fire, Cooperating Agencies, Evacuations, Closures and other fire information.

Fire News Releases

Notice: Two-Heart ORV trail open to riders
The Alger County Sportsmen's Off-Road Vehicle Association, with the help of the Trail Rider Enthusiasts Alliance of Marquette, has restored the east loop of the Two-Heart ORV trail system that was damaged during the Duck Lake fire. More than 40 signs and posts were installed and downed trees were cleared from along the 18-mile stretch of trail.

Michigan's Upper Peninsula is open for business June 21, 2012
Duck Lake Fire landowners invited to June 26 public meeting in Newberry June 19, 2012
DNR offers fast sale opportunity for Duck Lake Fire area timber June 13, 2012
DNR reports U.P.'s Duck Lake Fire is 100 percent contained June 13, 2012
Duck Lake Fire area to reopen to all property owners June 7; roads and trails to reopen June 11 June 6, 2012
Burn ban rescinded, Declaration Rescinding the ban (PDF) issued by Govermor Snyder June 6, 2012
Warning for Homeowners Affected by Duck Lake Fire issued by the Attorney General
     Consumer Alert Building and Remodeling — Advice for Homeowners June 6, 2012
Closed portions of Tahquamenon Falls State Park north of M-123 reopened today June 5, 2012
DNR reports Duck Lake Fire at 72 percent containment, fire crews aided by rain June 3, 2012
DNR reports Duck Lake Fire at 71 percent containment, updated structure losses June 2, 2012
Pike Lake, Bodi Lake, Culhane Lake and Little Lake Harbor will open to evacuated residents on June 2 June 1, 2012
DNR reports Duck Lake Fire at 63 percent containment; Governor Snyder, Sen. Stabenow visit with area residents June 1, 2012
Cooler weather aids Duck Lake Fire suppression efforts; DNR reports fire containment at 57 percent May 31, 2012
DNR provides update on Duck Lake Fire structural losses, flight restrictions May 30, 2012
Upper Peninsula Duck Lake Fire update: Tahquamenon Falls State Park reopens; landowners contacted May 29, 2012
Tahquamenon Falls State Park will open Wednesday, five days after Duck Lake Fire closure May 29, 2012
Suppression efforts continue on Duck Lake Fire; DNR wants to hear from property owners May 29, 2012
Updated property damage numbers, offers of more site visits in Upper Peninsula's Duck Lake Fire May 28, 2012
DNR offers details on property damage in Upper Peninsula's Duck Lake Fire May 28, 2012
Fire danger remains high in northern Michigan, despite rain May 28, 2012
DNR public meeting offers information, assessment of damage in Duck Lake Fire May 27, 2012
Michigan DNR update on Duck Lake Fire in Luce County May 27, 2012
Michigan DNR update on Duck Lake Fire in Luce County 8 p.m., May 26, 2012
Michigan DNR offers guidance to public on outdoor burning ban May 26, 2012
Michigan DNR update on the Duck Lake Fire in Luce County May 26, 2012
Suppression efforts continue in U.P.'s Duck Lake Fire May 25, 2012
Duck Lake Fire temporarily closes Tahquamenon Falls State Park May 25, 2012
DNR update on Duck Lake Fire in Luce County May 25, 2012

Duck Lake Fire, Luce County: Photos & Maps

Duck Lake Fire Photos 
Photo Album
Duck Lake Fire Boundary Map 
Boundary Map
Mon., June 9, 11 a.m. (PDF)
Duck Lake Fire Aerial Map 
Aerial Map
Mon., June 9, 11 a.m. (PDF)

Duck Lake Fire, Luce County--Video
Duck Lake Video

Stories from the Fireline
How Duck Lake Fire was discovered: Michigan DNR pilot spots a curl of smoke
Duck Lake Fire law enforcement officers deal with stressed-out evacuees, stand guard against looters

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