Ishpeming Township fire destroys home, closes road

Apr 18, 2017

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  An Ishpeming Township home is considered a complete loss after a fire.

            According to WLUC-TV, emergency responders were dispatched to a home on the 1000 block of County Road 510 around 3:30 yesterday (Monday) afternoon. Because of the location of the house, water had to be transported to the scene.

            Negaunee Township Fire Chief Jeff Kontio said the structure collapsed soon after crews arrived. He added no one was home when the fire began. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

            County Road 510 was closed due to the fire.

            Assisting at the fire was the Ishpeming Fire Department, Negaunee City Fire Department, Marquette Township Fire Department, Marquette County Sheriff's Department Rescue Unit 131 and the Marquette County Sheriff's Department.