Local residence fire under investigation

ESCANABA–  A local residence sustained heavy damage due to a fire early Tuesday morning.

According to Escanaba Public Safety officers were called to 6382 N Third St. for a house fire at 2:10 a.m. and as of 8 a.m. the officers are still on scene.  Upon arrival there were smoke and visible flames coming from the roof of the residence.

The cause of the fire is unknown and currently under investigation.

No injuries were reported.

Delta County Dispatch, Ford River Township Volunteer Fire Department, Delta County Sheriff Department, Rampart, Red Cross DTE and UPPCO all assisted on the scene.