Man rescued from structure fire in Houghton County

SOUTH RANGE — A 29 year-old man was rescued from a burning Houghton County home on Friday.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to call of a structure fire at 20 4th Street in South Range for a structure fire. Authorities were advised that there was an occupant inside the building.

The male was removed from the house by Adams Township First Responders. He was transported to UP Health Systems – Portage and then to UP Health Systems – Marquette for the treatment of his injuries.

The man has not been identified. The incident is under investigation.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by South Range Fire, Adams Township Fire and First Responders, Stanton Township R.I.T. Team, Mercy EMS and the Houghton City Police Department.