Crews battle house fire on Beaver Island
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:02:30 GMT —
Update 8:15am: Firefighters are still on scene of a house fire on Beaver Island.
It started just before 5am Wednesday at 26305 Main Street.
A resident on the island tells 7&4 News homes in that area of Beaver Island are older and close together. Reports indicate everyone was able to get out of the home.
Wind is also a concern as crews battle the blaze. Meteorologist Joe Charlevoix says winds are gusting more than 25mph out of the west.
Powers Hardware on Beaver Island has
a live webcam available
. This shows the ferry dock area where firefighters are filling up tankers.
McDonough's Market on Beaver Island also has a
live webcam available
, which shows Main Street.