Michigan Firefighter Hospitalized After Barn Fire Explosion

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A firefighter in Michigan was injured in an explosion while battling a barn fire in Antioch Township, located about 15 miles northwest of Cadillac. The incident occurred early Saturday morning. The Colfax-Greenwood Fire Department released a statement on Facebook, explaining that the pole barn was already engulfed in flames when they arrived. The first responders were setting up to protect nearby buildings when a large explosion occurred. Chief Jason Nelson stated, …

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Explosion Injures Firefighter During Antioch Township Barn Fire

WEXFORD COUNTY, MICHIGAN – A firefighter was injured in an explosion while battling a fire in Antioch Township early Sunday morning. The Colfax-Greenwood Fire Department had been called in to assist the Northwest Wexford Emergency Authority with a structure fire on North 19 Road in Antioch Township, which was reported to be a fully involved pole barn fire. As firefighters were setting up a defensive attack, a large explosion occurred, leading to a call for …

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