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Fire destroys Grant pole barn

June 20, 2013
Fire destroys Grant pole barn

GRANT TWP. – Fire destroyed a pole barn Thursday night at the Brian Gillis residence, 7052 N. Quarterline Road. Five fire departments were called to fight the blaze, including Grant Twp., Free Soil/Meade, Hamlin Twp. and Fountain Area fire departments. “We had a steel roof and a steel ceiling and the fire was in between the two in the attic…

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Police confirm fire victim’s identity; not ruling out cigarette as cause

June 20, 2013
Police confirm fire victim’s identity; not ruling out cigarette as cause

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Police Department has confirmed that the victim in last night’s fatal house fire was Timothy Clayton Mohr, 45. The fire occurred at 506 S. George St. (see related story) . MCP had been informed earlier today by Mohr’s daughter, Crystal, that her father was killed in the accident. It is believed he was the only person…

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Crash victim dies

June 20, 2013

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office announced this morning that Edgar Ward, 88, Manistee, died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in Amber Township Sunday afternoon. Ward had been hospitalized following the crash on U.S. 10-31 near Quarterline Road. According to the sheriff’s office, Ward made a left turn with his 2005 Subaru Forester from west U.S.…

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Ludington man dead following fire

June 20, 2013
Ludington man dead following fire

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON – Ludington resident Tim Mohr died Thursday night following a fire at his home. Mohr lived on the second floor of the two-story home at 506 S. George St. His brother, Pat, lived on the first floor. Tim’s daughter, Crystal, confirmed that her father passed away following the fire. She said she thought he was…

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At least one believed dead after house fire

June 20, 2013
At least one believed dead after house fire

LUDINGTON – At least one person is believed dead following a house fire at 506 S. George St. Ludington Fire Department was called to the scene just before 11 p.m. At that time most of the fire appeared contained to the second floor. Fire Chief Jerry Funk would not comment on the fire, nor would he state if there were…

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