Stove at the center of early morning fire in Manistique

At 1:15 a.m Friday, Manistique Public Safety and Volunteer Firefighters were called to a report of a large amount of smoke with fire alarms activated in the B building of the Lakeview Apartments located at 701 Park Avenue in Manistique.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers evacuated residents from the building and found that the fire was located in apartment B107, occupied by Richard Cardenas.

Officers entered the apartment, evacuated Cardenas and put out the fire, which was limited to the electric

Firefighters then cleared smoke from the apartment and the rest
of the building while Manistique EMS checked Cardenas, who was
uninjured in this incident.

Residents were allowed to return to their apartments at 2:00 a.m.

Officers were assisted at the scene by the Sault Tribe Police Department.