Part of block in historic UP town center destroyed by fire

CALUMET, Mich. – A massive fire on Friday evening destroyed a block of historic downtown Calumet, according to WLUC-TV.

The station reported that the fire occurred at a building in the 100 block of South 5th Street on Friday evening and was continuing to spread.

Several fire departments were involved in extinguishing the blaze, and most are believed to have left the scene at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Very few details of the fire, including its cause and if anyone was injured, have been released.

As of Saturday morning, the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office had no information available, WLUC-TV added.

Yet several videos of the fire have been posted showing its impact.

Main Street Calumet posted an article about the fire on Facebook.

“Send prayers to Calumet, Michigan tonight. A fire is raging in our historic city center. We hope everyone is safe and we are very grateful to all the firefighters who work with our small community. If you live in buildings affected by the fires, please go to Calumet Coliseum as soon as possible to find help with accommodation, ”the Facebook post read.

A d

Stay with Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit as this story continues to develop.

Read more: Headlines from the Upper Peninsula

Watch videos of the fire

Copyright 2021 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit – All rights reserved.