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Greenville firefighters quickly knock down fire in bedroom

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A mother and her three children safely escaped a house fire Tuesday, thanks largely in part to being alerted to the home’s smoke detectors. 

At approximately 4:11 p.m., the Greenville Department of Public Safety was dispatched to a structure fire at 500 E. Eureka St.  

Overheated fireplace results in loss of Pierson Twp. home

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A home at 22930 W. Waterwheel Road is a total loss after a major fire Thursday night.

The call came in at 10:04 p.m., and first responders from the Howard City Fire Department arrived on the scene about 11 minutes later, according to Howard City Fire Department Assistant Chief Keith Grannis.

Heat lamp over baby goat likely caused Grow Road barn fire

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First responders from four area fire departments responded to a barn/coop fire at 4691 S. Grow Road on Tuesday afternoon that destroyed the structure and left several animals dead.

Hot time on the back deck

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The Greenville Department of Public Safety, with assistance from the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a structure fire at 715 W. Judd St. in Greenville at 12:41 p.m. on Monday.

Investigators unable to identify body found in Pine Township barn fire

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Autopsy of body to be conducted 

Michigan State Police have not been able to identify the body that was found in a barn fire Tuesday. 

One person dies in Pine Township barn fire

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One person has been found dead after firefighters responded to a barn fire Tuesday morning.

At approximately 10:31 a.m., firefighters from the Lakeview District Fire Department, receiving automatic mutual aid from the Montcalm Township Fire Department, responded to the report of a barn fire at 10776 Hillis Road.

Firefighters put out blaze at former railway shed

A small unoccupied shed, previously utilized when rail traffic was prominent in this city, caught fire early Monday morning leaving behind a scorched, but still-standing structure.

At approximately 3:08 a.m., the Greenville Department of Public Safety was dispatched to the report of a “barn on fire” located on N. Court Street between E. Montcalm and E. State streets, adjacent and to the west of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail, west of Federal-Mogul.

Fertilizer equipment fire at Herbruck’s extinguished by firefighters Monday

No people or animals injured

A fire that started with fertilizer equipment at the Herbruck’s Green Meadows Organics facility Monday afternoon was extinguished with no injuries to any employees, firefighters or animals. 

At approximately 2:05 p.m., firefighters with the Berlin-Orange Fire Department were dispatched to the Herbruck’s facility at 3896 W. Grand River Ave., about six miles southeast of Saranac. 

Howard City home, cats safe after Tuesday fire

A quick response by Howard City firefighters saved an old home and three cats locked inside at the scene of a house fire Tuesday.

The Howard City Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at 607 W. Shaw Street, at the corner of N. Hemlock St., across from the Mobil gas station, around 6:13 p.m.

Training, new equipment play ‘large role’ in fire fight

Wednesday morning fire in Greenville contained to garage and breezeway, house saved 

A house remains standing today thanks to some quick thinking from firefighters who knocked down a blaze within minutes of arriving at a structure fire Wednesday morning. 

At approximately 1:22 a.m., the Greenville Department of Public Safety was dispatched to a 911 call of a structure fire on the backside of the residence at 903 E. Eureka St.