Mt. Pleasant Fire Department Responds to House Fire

On July 5 at 6:57 p.m., the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) responded to a house fire at the 1700 block of West Broadway Street. 

Upon arrival, crews observed a two-story residence with flames and smoke coming from the rear of the structure. The fire was brought under control at 7:15 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 Mt. Pleasant Police Department, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Fire Department and Isabella County Central Dispatch.

Mt. Pleasant School Bus Incident – No Injuries

On August 27, 2021 Mt. Pleasant Police Officers responded to an incident on a Mt. Pleasant school bus involving two juvenile males. 

One student pulled a pocket knife on another student. The bus driver intervened, and the student with the knife fled and was quickly located by police.

Both students have been turned over to their parents. Police are conducting an investigation of what led up to this incident. Once completed, the results of the investigation will be shared with the Prosecutor’s office.

No students were injured in this incident.

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by Central Michigan University Police, Isabella County Sheriff’s Department, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police, Central Dispatch, and MINT.

UPDATE (9/5/19) – Mt. Pleasant Fire Department responds to gas line explosion – 3700 E. Deerfield Rd.

UPDATE:  9/5/19: 

On August 22, 2019 at 1:55 p.m. the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department responded to a an explosion at the Lexington Ridge Apartment complex, 3700 E. Deerfield Road. When fire department personnel arrived at the scene light smoke was visible from the rear of building – V.

A fire in the crawl space was quickly extinguished. The building sustained light fire and smoke damage with structural damage to the structure’s end units.

The occupant of the apartment was not home at the time of the explosion. No injuries were reported from individuals in any of the adjoining apartments.

It has been confirmed that the explosion was due to a damaged gas line located on the exterior of the building.

 

August 22, 2019 Release: 

On August 22, 2019 at 1:55 p.m. the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department responded to a an explosion at the Lexington Ridge Apartment complex, 3700 E. Deerfield Road. When fire department personnel arrived at the scene light smoke was visible from the rear of building – V.

A fire in the crawl space was quickly extinguished. The building sustained light fire and smoke damage with structural damage to the structure’s end units.

The occupant of the apartment was not home at the time of the explosion. No injuries were reported from individuals in any of the adjoining apartments.

The explosion was due to a damaged gas line and is being investigated further by Consumers Energy and the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department.