UPDATE: No injuries in Baraga Ave. fire in Marquette

The fire is still under investigation
Multiple departments gathered on Baraga Avenue
Multiple departments gathered on Baraga Avenue(WLUC)
Published: Sep. 29, 2022 at 5:59 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - No injuries were reported Thursday in a Baraga Ave. fire in Marquette.

Around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday the Marquette City Fire Department says it responded to 136 W. Baraga Ave. for a structure fire.

The fire was found on the first floor of the building. The department says a crew entered and knocked down the fire. A search of the building found no occupants. The fire spread to the second floor where another crew entered and extinguished the fire extension.

The main body of the fire was out within 20 minutes. Crews continued looking for hot spots after that and found some. Two birds were rescued from a second-floor apartment.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation and a Michigan State Police fire investigator is helping determine the cause.

The Marquette City Fire Department was assisted by the Marquette City Police Department, Marquette Township Fire Department, Chocolay Township Fire Department, UPHS Unit 141, Marquette City Public Works, Marquette Board of Light and Power, Semco Gas and ServPro.

Last published: Sep 29, 2022 5:59:09 PM

Marquette City Fire, Chocolay Township Fire, and Marquette City Police are on the scene of a fire on Baraga Ave. in Marquette.

The 100 Block of W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette is closed as fire crews gather at College Laundry.

No flames have been reported but there is smoke.

We will continue to update this story when more information becomes available.