Fire in PM Township

An early morning fire in Pere Marquette Township caused temporary closure of the highway. Macatawa Forest Products, on South P.M. Highway, containing wood, caught on fire around 7:15 this morning. Part of the highway had to be shut down so firefighters could use the fire hydrant across the street. Fire personnel were able to stop the blaze from spreading throughout the building. The cause of the fire remains unknown and the highway is re-open.

Head-On Crash in Custer

A two-vehicle head-on crash in Custer leaves two people injured. The Mason County Sherriff's Office is reporting that the accident occurred yesterday, just before noon, on Hansen Road. A 74-year-old Fountain man was driving westbound and crossed into the path of a vehicle being driven by a 63-year-old Custer man. He and his female passenger were both injured. They were treated at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. 

Shelby Twp. Home Fire

An Oceana County home is damaged by a fire. According to, the fire was reported around 5:30am yesterday in Shelby Township. It is confirmed the fire started in the basement chimney and spread quickly throughout the house, and up into the attic. The fire caused about bout $20,000 in damages. Everyone is said to have gotten out safely. 

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