None injured in electrical fire in Manistique Township

MANISTIQUE — No one was hurt in a structure fire that happened Monday, April 20th in Manistique Township.

At 4:59 p.m., Manistique Public Safety and Volunteer Fire Officers were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 750 W Smith Lake Road in Manistique Township. After arrival, officers determined that the fire had originated in the laundry room area, and had spread into the attic and downward into the attached garage.

Officers managed to control and extinguish the blaze after approximately 30 minutes. The house remains standing, with severe water, smoke and fire damage. After investigation, the fire was ruled as electric in source. There were no reported injuries.

Responding officers were assisted by the Hiawatha, Inwood, and Thompson Township Fire Departments, along with the Michigan State Police and Michigan DNR Law Enforcement.