2 suffer smoke inhalation after house fire in Grand Rapids

Kent County

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people were taken to the hospital after a garage fire in Grand Rapids Sunday.

It happened around 8:35 a.m. at a house on Skyline Circle NW near Lake Michigan Drive.

Viewer video shows flames spilling out of a garage and smoke billowing over nearby houses.

Firefighters rushed to the scene and knocked the fire down within a matter of minutes.

Two people were taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation and are expected to be OK.

There were reports of an explosion during the fire, but the cause of the incident is still under investigation. GRFD Battalion Chief Ed Breman says that a vehicle was involved in the fire, and exploding tires can sometimes be confused with a more serious explosion.

The fire is still under investigation.

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