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No injuries reported in Ishpeming house fire

(WLUC)
Published: Sep. 15, 2019 at 2:02 PM EDT
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UPDATE:

A fire broke out in at 721 Duncan Street in Ishpeming Sunday. Crews responded to the house just before 12:30 p.m.

According to Ishpeming Fire Chief, Edward Anderson, upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming from the attached garage, with the fire extending into the house. Fire crews were able to get the fire under control in 20 minutes.

The home and attached garage sustained heavy fire, smoke and water damage. The home was insured.

Two residents were home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. However, both of the homeowner’s cats did not survive the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but is not considered suspicious.

The Negaunee Fire Department, Ishpeming Fire Department, Ishpeming Police Department, Marquette County 131 Rescue and the Michigan State Police were on the scene. Also assisting was UPPCO and SEMCO. Pigs & Heat and the American Red Cross will be assisting the residents.

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A fire broke out in at 721 Duncan Street in Ishpeming Sunday. Crews responded to the house just after 12:30 p.m.

According to bystanders on scene, the fire started in the garage and traveled to the connected house. Bystanders also said that everyone who lived in the house made it out safely, except for two cats.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The Negaunee Fire Department, Ishpeming Fire Department, Ishpeming Police Department, Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and the Michigan State Police were on the scene.