Fire causes $75,000 damage in Union blaze Friday

    A Friday fire did $75,000 worth of damage to a home in Union, Mich.
    Posted on Dec. 24, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Dec. 24, 2012 at 5:25 p.m.

    UNION, Mich. — A fire was responsible for $75,000 of damage in Union Friday afternoon.

    Southeast Public Safety Authority firefighters were called to the fire in the 7000 block of Claire Drive at 1:56 p.m. Friday. They found a two-story home on fire with a fully involved attic.

    According to a release from SEPSA, the homeowner was on the scene and was able to partially delay the fire’s progress until fire units arrived.

    Units from five other local departments assisted SEPSA: Newburg Township Fire, Osolo Township Fire, Bristol Fire, White Pigeon Fire and Edwardsburg EMS.

    The blaze was extinguished by 2:32 p.m. No one was injured.

    The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but does not appear to be suspicious.

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