House fire reported in Marquette

(Journal photo by Christie Bleck)

The Marquette Fire Department is at the scene of a house fire this morning along Clark Street between Woodland and Granite avenues. Officials said the blaze began around 7:40 this morning. All occupants were outside of the residence and no injuries have been reported, Capt. Brian Talvensaari of the Marquette Fire Department said. As of 9:20 a.m., it remained “an active fire” and firefighters were still on the scene, Talvensaari said. The Marquette Fire Department had 18 of its staff on scene. The Marquette Township Fire Department was called to bring its air trailer for assistance, the Marquette Board of Light and Power assisted firefighters with cutting the power to the building, and the Marquette City Department of Public Works laid sand on the road near the residence, Talvensaari said. (Journal photo by Christie Bleck)