THE SANILAC COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT AN INCIDENT IN ARGYLE TOWNSHIP THURSDAY NIGHT.
(ARGYLE TOWNSHIP) – On Thursday, November 14, 2019 at approximately 7:06pm Sanilac County Central Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a subject reporting a cabin explosion with injured persons on some hunting property off of Ubly
Road near Argyle.
The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area along with the Argyle Fire
Department and located the property in the 4200 block of Ubly Road in Argyle Township.
The initial investigation has determined that a 30 year old male from Sandusky and a 43 year old male from
Lynn Township were attempting to light a propane heating stove inside a cabin when an explosion had
It was reported that one of the men were blown through the wall of the cabin and outside. The other
was able to escape from the cabin.
The cabin was overcome by fire and was a total loss when emergency
personnel arrived on scene.
The two victims were transported to Deckerville Hospital by Sanilac EMS for treatment of their injuries.
A third victim, 13 years of age who was outside on the porch of the cabin during the time of the explosion
escaped with minor injuries and was not transported by EMS.
The Sheriff’s Office and the Argyle Fire Department were assisted at the scene by Bingham Township Fire,
Bingham Township EMS and Sanilac EMS.