On January 20, 2023 at 6:34 p.m. the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) responded to a house fire on River Road in Union Township.
Upon arrival, crews observed a single-story residence with heavy flames and smoke coming from the attached garage. The fire was brought under control at 7:11 p.m. The house sustained heavy smoke, heat and fire damage.
The occupants of the residence were home at the time of the incident and safely exited the structure. The MPFD is investigating the cause of the fire.
The Mt. Pleasant Fire Department was assisted by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Fire Department, Deerfield Township Fire Department, Shepherd Tri-Township Fire Department, Mobile Medical Response and Isabella County Central Dispatch.