Grass fire closes southbound U.S. 23 in Northfield Township
Multiple grass fires closed a portion of southbound U.S. 23 between Eight Mile and Six Mile roads in Northfield Township about 7 p.m. Friday.
At that time, officials expected the road to be closed for about an hour.
According to the Scio Fire Department, there were about six to eight fires that started in the grass along the freeway. The fires were reportedly creeping up toward some houses in the area.
Fire departments from Ann Arbor Township, Scio, Dexter, Hamburg, Putnam and South Lyon were dispatched to the scene.
No other information was immediately available.