Car & Propane Heater Fire

An Ishpeming resident learned a hard winter lesson over the weekend.

The Ishpeming Fire Department responded to 654 Wabash Street just before noon on Saturday.

The homeowner was trying to warm up a disabled vehicle in the garage by using a propane space heater.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze.

The garage and a vehicle were heavily damaged.

The homeowner was taken to Bell Hospital for smoke inhalation.