IRON RIVER, Mich. – Emergency responders are currently at the site of a reported house explosion in Iron River. The Iron County Central Dispatch has confirmed the incident, which occurred in downtown Iron River on Saturday night, near the corner of Cayuga and 9th, according to multiple eyewitnesses. At this time, the cause of the explosion and any resulting injuries are unknown.
The West Iron County Fire Department is actively managing the situation and has advised the public to steer clear of the area. Additionally, the Iron County Central Dispatch has announced that the rear entrance of the Windsor Center will be open to provide shelter and warmth for those who have evacuated the area.
The community remains on edge as the details and consequences of the explosion unfold. Residents are urged to avoid the affected area, and anyone who requires assistance is encouraged to seek refuge at the designated warming center.
The full extent of the damage and the circumstances surrounding the explosion have yet to be determined. The authorities are working diligently to assess the situation and ensure the safety of the community. As investigations continue, residents are reminded to prioritize their well-being and adhere to the guidance of local emergency services.