Fire Destroys Bear Creek Township Home

Firefighters are investigating after a home was destroyed near Petoskey.

Fire crews were called to the home on Howard Road in Bear Creek Township around 11:00 Monday night.

Fire crews say the homeowners were asleep when they heard the smoke detector.

They made it out, but are being treated for burns.

The fire chief tells us it started in the basement, but they do not know the cause yet.

The home is a total loss.