Fire damages Blanchard Township residence

A fire recently left significant smoke and heat damage to a Blanchard Township home.

A wood burning stove caused the fire at about 10:13 p.m. on Sunday at 11735 Hancock County 12, said Robert Schoonover, chief of Blanchard Township Fire Department.

No injuries were reported. The fire caused roughly $30,000 in damage, Schoonover said.

Scott and Kristin Sharpe own the property, according to auditor records.

Firefighters were on scene for about two hours. Rawson and McComb firefighters assisted.



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