Homeowner prevents spread of fire

WELLS TOWNSHIP — A Wells Township homeowner who used a plow truck to push a burning ATV away from a barn is credited for preventing the fire from spreading to the structure, according to Escanaba Public Safety.

Escanaba Public Safety was dispatched to a barn fire initially reported at 4066 18th Road at 10:30 p.m. Monday. Upon arrival, firefighters extinguished a burning ATV and trailer the homeowner had pushed away from the barn, which was not damaged by the blaze.

No one was injured during the incident.

Assisting at the scene were personnel from the Delta County Sheriff’s Department and Michigan State Police.

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