No injuries in Escanaba garage fire

HOUSE FIREEscanaba Public Safety Officers responded to a garage fire Wednesday night.

Officers were called to a house on 12th Avenue just after 7 p.m. where they observed fire and smoke in the attached garage. Smoke could be seen building up in the house. Firefighters assisted the home’s two occupants to safety and then spent 30 minutes putting the fire out.

The garage received fire and smoke damage and the house suffered minimal smoke damage. No one was injured in the fire, and the cause is still under investigation.

Rampart EMS, the City Electric Department, and DTE gas company assisted at the scene.