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Dry, windy conditions are expected to raise the wildfire risk this weekend in northern Michigan.

Lansing Area Fire Departments Set Burning Ban

Jun 27, 2012
WKAR file photo

Lansing area fire officials have imposed an outdoor burning ban to take effect Friday morning.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has declared a state of disaster in the Upper Peninsula counties of Luce and Schoolcraft, where wildfires already have consumed more than 20,000 acres.