Thursday Fire Destroys Barn and Contents
Friday, June 24, 2022

BRONSON, MI – A fire Thursday afternoon in rural Bronson destroyed a barn and the contents inside.

Bronson Fire Chief Scott Wilber says his department was called to a location at 812 George Road in Branch County’s Noble Township

First units on the scene found a 40 X 60 two story barn completely engulfed in flames.

Firefighters from the Orland Fire Department gave mutual aid by providing one engine and one tanker.

The Burr Oak Fire Department also responded with one tanker.

The building and its contents, which consisted of a skid steer, two boats, a trailer, five peacocks, 500 square bales of hay, 15 round bales, and tools was a total loss.

Damages are estimated at $40,000 for the structure, and $25,000 for the contents.

A jeep in the driveway had damage from the heat of the blaze estimated $1,500.

No injuries were reported.

Firefighters were on scene for three hours.