Wells Township garage fire ignites surrounding grass and brush

WELLS TOWNSHIP — Two fires were extinguished early Monday morning in Wells Township.

At approximately 1:13 a.m., Ecanaba Public Safety was dispatched to 5245 18th Road on report of a garage fire. Upon arrival, officers noticed heavy smoke and flames coming from a detached garage.

The fire was quickly knocked down by officers. A grass/brush fire also started, and was quickly put out.

Officers were on scene for an hour and a half putting out hot spots. The cause of the fire is under investigation, and there were no reported injuries.

Escanaba Public Safety was assisted by the Delta County Sheriff’s Department, Escanaba Township Volunteer Fire Department, Rampart EMS and the Delta County Dispatch Center.