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.