Escanaba Apartment Destroyed in Fire

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Marquette apartment building destroyed in fire

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation into the cause of an apartment complex fire late Friday night in Escanaba in continuing today.

The fire was reported at 823 2nd Avenue South just before 11 p.m.  Firefighters arriving on the scene found the two story apartment complex completely engulfed in flames.

The fire was eventually contained and extinguished without the fire spreading to neighboring homes.  Fire fighters remained on the scene for more than four hours with no injuries reported.

All residents of the apartments were able to get out safely before the fire destroyed the building.  The Red Cross is assisting those who were left homeless by the blaze.

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