MI, USA — The Grand Rapids Salvation Army sent an emergency disasterservices (EDS) team to Newberry, MI, after lightning sparked wildfires that havespread across nearly nineteen thousand acres of land in the states UpperPeninsula.
The Department of National Resources (DNR) reports that the wildfire is thethird largest in Michigans history.
The Salvation Army EDS team, in conjunction with the Red Cross, is providingfood and hydration to those battling the blaze.
The Salvation Army is serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to nearly 300firefighters, state police, and other support teams a day through four emergencydisaster services vehicle (canteen), located at a command post in Newberry, MI.
The Army is also prepared to offer emotional and spiritual care.