Fire damages Escanaba building

ESCANABA — No one was hurt in a structure fire in Escanaba Friday night.

Escanaba Public Safety says it happened at 1101 Ludington Street shortly before 8:30 p.m. Smoke and flames were coming from the room when firefighters arrived. Fire crews put out the blaze on the roof.

The building sustained minor damage. Public Safety officials say it appeared that work was being done on the roof. The incident is under investigation.

The Ford River Township Fire Department, the Delta County Sheriff’s Department, Rampart EMS and Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post assisted at the scene.