Four-alarm house fire in Sanilac County












(SANILAC COUNTY) – A four-alarm fire early Monday morning destroyed a home in Sanilac County’s Forester Township.

Around 1:30 a.m., Port Sanilac fire department ressponded to a home in the 5000 Block of East Deckerville Rd. Upon arrival, first fire units found flames shooting through the roof of the home with half of the residence fully engulfed.

Fire personnel say due to the proximity of the house to the road and driveway it was difficult to fight the fire due to water supply. No one was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries. The fire remains under investigation.

Assisting Port Sanilac at the scene were fire departments from Deckerville,Carsonville, and Delaware Township.

Port Sanilac firefighters returned to the scene around 8:30 a.m. Monday, after receiving a report of the fire rekindling.

Also assisting on the call were Sanilac Central Dispatch,Sanilac EMS and the Sanilac County Sheriff Department.