UPDATE: Overnight house fire in National Mine under investigation

NATIONAL MINE, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE 10:15 a.m. Friday

A house on County Road PCE in National Mine caught fire May 22, 2020 (Viewer photo)

More details are being released about an overnight fire in Marquette County.

Michigan State Police Negaunee Post troopers were dispatched to a home on Marquette County Road PCE in National Mine for a report of a structure fire in the early morning hours Friday.

Upon arrival, the residence was completely engulfed in flames, the MSP said. The initial investigation deemed the fire suspicious.

Three women/girls said to have been in the residence were arrested on unrelated charges.

The Michigan State Police Fire Investigator was requested to the scene and an investigation for the cause of the fire is being conducted.

MSP said no further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the fire can call the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post at 906-475-9922 or utilize the Michigan State Police Mobile App to leave a tip.

Michigan State Police Negaunee Post Troopers were assisted by the Ishpeming Police and Fire Departments, Ishepeming Township Fire Department, Negaunee Township Fire Department, Marquette County Rescue 131, Richmond Township Fire Department, and UP Health System EMS.

TV6 & FOX UP will continue to update this story as more information is made available.

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ORIGINAL STORY:
A house fire early Friday morning in National Mine is under investigation.

Video a viewer shared with TV6 & FOX UP shows the home on Marquette County Road PCE was completely up in flames around 1:00 a.m.

Firefighters at the scene told TV6 & FOX UP they didn't know if anyone was inside the home when the fire started or if anyone was hurt. It's unclear if it was started accidentally or intentionally.

A number of units responded, including crews from Ishpeming Township, Ishpeming City, Negaunee City, Richmond Township, Marquette County Rescue 131, UP Health System EMS and UPPCO.

The Michigan State Police and Ishpeming Police Department were also there, talking to witnesses.

This story will be updated as information is released.



 
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