Grand Traverse Co. Foster Care Residents Evacuate for Garage Fire

Some adult foster care residents were briefly evacuated from their home after a fire in Grand Traverse County.

It happened on Kingsley Road just before 5 p.m.

The Paradise Township Fire Department says an employee called to report the fire, which started in a detached garage next to the house.

The garage was being used for storage.

Crews were able to put the flames out in just a few minutes, so damage was minimal.

Residents were evacuated as a precaution, but were allowed back inside a short time later.

The cause is under investigation.