Clare Co. Home Destroyed in Fire; 5 Crews Battle Flames

A fire Tuesday morning tore through a home in Clare County.

The fire happened on Ludington Drive near downtown Clare just before 9 Tuesday morning.

It took 15 firefighters from five departments four hours put out the fire and the hot spots.

The homeowners were on vacation and no one was inside at the time of the fire.

Crews consider the home a total loss due to smoke, water and fire damage.

The home had a metal roof and that caused some difficulties fighting the fire.