Dishwasher fire damages Wells Township home

WELLS TOWNSHIP — No one was injured in a house fire in Wells Township early Friday morning.

Officers from Escanaba Public Safety say they responded to the blaze at 6452 L.5 Road around 1:00 a.m. The owner reported that after having been gone for three hours, they returned home to find smoke filling up the structure. Upon arrival, officers found heat and smoke coming from the interior of the building.

Escanaba Public Safety said the fire originated from the dishwasher located in the kitchen. The home was heavily damaged by both smoke and fire. There were no injuries.

Public Safety was assisted at the scene by the Michigan State Police and the Delta County Sheriff’s Department.