Structure fire in Houghton County

No people or animals were injured after a large wooden barn caught fire in Houghton County.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department responded to the fire at around 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday on Houghton Canal Road in Stanton Township. The fire completely destroyed the hay barn at the John Dunstan farm. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

The Stanton Township Fire Department, Adams Township Fire Department, Quincy-Franklin-Hancock Township Fire Department, Hurontown Fire Department and Mercy Ambulance assisted the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department at the scene.