Kalkaska Home, Garage Lost in Fire

An evening blaze destroyed a Northern Michigan home after a motorcycle backfired inside of a garage leaving the owner to pick up the pieces.

The house fire happened in Kalkaska yesterday.

The owner of the house made it out of the blaze uninjured and was the only one in the house at the time.

However, thousands of dollars of tools were destroyed in the garage and the house is considered a total loss.