The fire started early Wednesday afternoon near Highway 412 south of Alpena. Some people living near the fire were evacuated Wednesday afternoon.
The Carroll County News reports the fire was mostly contained before 10:00 p.m., but not fully out. No injuries were reported.
Water tanker airplanes were called in to help drop water on the fire, joining several fire departments that were working on the ground to get the fire out, emergency management officials said. The cause is under investigation.