SHERWOOD TOWNSHIP, MI (WTVB) - A mobile home in Branch County’s Sherwood Township was destroyed by fire late last night. A passing motorist spotted smoke and flames and called 9-1-1 to report the blaze at 839 Vogel Drive near Arney Road. Sherwood firemen found the single wide unoccupied structure engulfed in flames when they reached the scene. The Athens Fire Department assisted with a tanker truck. The trailer had not been lived in for a number of months. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire has been labeled for now as suspicious and undetermined. The alarm was turned in shortly before 11:30 pm Friday night with the fire declared under control around 80 minutes later. Firemen were on the job until 1:15 am Saturday morning.