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Cause of Fire in Forsyth Township Determined


Fire in Forsyth TownshipMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)The cause of a structure fire yesterday in Forsyth Township has been determined.

The fire in a trailer at 725 Old M-35 is being blamed on heat tape used to insulate pipes. Investigators say the tape shorted out, causing insulation in the structure to ignite.

Firefighters were called out around 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon. The trailer became fully engulfed in flames and was a total loss.  Around 30 firefighters were called in to help put out the blaze.

No injuries were reported.

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