Fire destroys Branch Twp. house.

October 3, 2020

Fire destroys Branch Twp. house.

BRANCH TOWNSHIP — Fire destroyed a house Saturday afternoon. Branch Township Fire Department and Custer Fire Department were dispatched to the Allen Stakenas residence, 6175 E. Decker Road, at 12:05 p.m. Upon arrival of the first unit, the mobile home was fully engulfed in flames. Nobody was home at the time of the fire.

Fountain Area Fire Department, Scottville Fire Department, Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Mason County Animal Control, and Life EMS also assisted.

According to sheriff’s deputies on scene, there were five cats in the house. Animal control was called to assist recovering the cats.

The origins of the fire were unknown at this time.

Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous support of our advertisers and individuals who support our service. Click on the PayPal donation button located on the top right of our website. 

This story is copyrighted © 2020, all rights reserved by Media Group 31, LLC, PO Box 21, Scottville, MI 49454. No portion of this story or images may be reproduced in any way, including print or broadcast, without expressed written consent.

Help Fund Local News

Please consider helping us keep local news active by sending a PayPal payment.

Legally Speaking: Consent to search

Subscribe to MCP via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this site and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 21,278 other subscribers