Fire Inflicts ‘Major Damage’ to Alpena Home

An Alpena residence has major damage after a house fire late Thursday night.

It happened near the intersection of 8th and McKinley Avenues.

Alpena firefighters say the fire started in the basement and spread to the walls of the first and second floors before they arrived.

No one was injured, but the house has major fire and smoke damage.

As for what caused the fire, the City of Alpena Fire Department says that’s still under investigation.