Mt. Pleasant Fire Department responds to structure fire – 1604 W. Michigan Street
On January 5, 2019 at 7:08 p.m. the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1604 W. Michigan Street. The initial on the scene report indicated heavy smoke coming from the rear of a single story residential structure. The occupants were out of the house upon arrival of first responders and no injuries were reported.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire through an aggressive interior and exterior attack.
The structure received light structural damage and heavy interior damage with loss of most contents. Residents of the home will be displaced for an unknown period of time.
The Mount Pleasant Fire Department is currently conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fire. Damages are estimated at more than $100,000.
The Mt. Pleasant Fire Department was assisted by the Mt. Pleasant Police Department and Mobile Medical Response.
Most home fires occur at night when people are sleeping. Check your smoke detectors monthly and replace your batteries twice a year. Operating smoke detectors may save your life.