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Two-alarm fire damages Alpena home

Submitted by on July 26, 2010 – 6:04 amNo Comment

An early morning fire Sunday, caused major damage to a home on Alpena’s north side.

Firefighters were called to 601 W. Lake Street at approximately 12:30 a.m., and upon arrival found heavy smoke pouring out of the house.  Captain Robert Adrian said there were flames coming from the basement and first and second floors of the home.

Neighbors told firefighters that no one was inside the house. 

Crews were on scene battling the fire for nearly five-and-a-half hours.  Alpena Township Fire and City of Alpena Police were called in to help.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.