Pole barn catches fire in Wells Township

No one was injured following a fire in Wells Township Tuesday night.

Escanaba Public Safety was dispatched shortly after 10:00 p.m. to 4203 U.S. 2 and 41 near the city of Escanaba. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a large metal pole barn on fire. Public Safety officers were on scene for approximately five hours to fully extinguish the flames.

The pole barn is considered to be a total loss.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Assisting Escanaba Public Safety was the Ford River Fire Department, the Delta County Sheriff’s Department, and the Rampart E.M.S.