No injuries in Buffalo Road blaze

MARQUETTE — No injuries were reported in a garage fire that occurred in Negaunee Township around 8 p.m. Thursday.

The detached garage along Buffalo Road was fully engulfed by flames when responders arrived, Negaunee Township Fire Chief Jeff Kontio said.

Kontio and the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office confirmed no one was inside the garage when the fire occurred and there were no injuries.

Kontio said responders were on scene for two hours and described the garage as a total loss. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time.

Responders at the scene assisted the resident and the household pets out of the residence, which was not touched by the blaze.

The Negaunee Township Fire Department was assisted on the scene by the Negaunee City Fire Department and the sheriff’s office.

Cecilia Brown can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 248. Her email address is