House Destroyed by Fire on Island in Higgins Lake - Northern Michigan's News Leader

House Destroyed by Fire on Island in Higgins Lake

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A two story house on Treasure Island in Higgins Lake is a total loss after a fire there Saturday afternoon.

The island has about 20 mostly seasonal homes, and this was one of them.  There was no one inside. 

The island is located at the north end of Higgins Lake.

Garrish township firefighters responded to the call around 3:15.

They also had help from Lyon and Lake townships, and the use of the Roscommon County Sheriff's Office air boat.

They used that air boat and one from Lake Township to get to the island to fight the fire.

The Island Association also provided some equipment.

Firefighters were there for about three and a half hours, and prevented the fire from spreading to adjacent homes, though there was some siding damage to the homes.

No one was hurt battling the fire, and the cause is still unknown.