Firefighters battle barn fire in Montague Township

Muskegon County

MONTAGUE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Muskegon County barn was damaged in a fire Sunday evening.

The fire started just before 4:00 p.m. at a farm on Sikkenga Road between Eilers Road and West Fruitvale Road in Montague Township. The smoke could be seen from several miles away.

The Montague Fire Department responded to reports of heavy flames coming from a barn on the farm’s property.

The fire was extinguished by 8 p.m. Crews are expected to remain on scene for several hours to monitor hot spots and continue investigating.

Grant Township, White Lake, Muskegon Township, and the Blue Lake Fire Department assisted in responding to the fire.

There are no reports of any injured people or animals. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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