PRUDENVILLE, MI – A large structure fire broke out at a Northern Michigan lumberyard on Tuesday morning, Nov. 24.
Denton Township Fire Department and Michigan State Police Houghton Lake Post responded around 8 a.m. to the fire at Penney’s Lumber on M-18 in Prudenville, Roscommon County, MSP said in a news release. The fire had already spread from the lumberyard to the neighboring trailer park.
The fire was discovered when the Penney’s owner was opening the business on Tuesday morning, police said. In addition to Penney’s, two trailer homes and a shed were damaged.
Crew are still working at the scene. The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing; arson is not suspected, police said.
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