Fire breaks out at Schwallier’s Country Basket near Sparta

Kent County

SPARTA, Mich. (WOOD) — There were no injuries after a fire at a farm near Sparta Thursday.

It started around 8:15 p.m. at Schwallier’s Country Basket, located on 9 Mile Road near M-37 in Alpine Township.

One of Schwallier’s large supply sheds caught fire, it said in a Facebook post.

The fire started from a wood burner, Alpine Fire Township Department told News 8. It took crews about 15 minutes to put out the flames.

Crews said no humans or animals were hurt.

Schwallier’s says it is still assessing the damage, but losses seem significant.

“Thank you everyone for your concern, and we are especially grateful to the brave firefighters who responded quickly and were able to get it under control,” it said in the Facebook post.

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