11/14/2012 - Portage Road House Fire Leave Two Residents Badly Burned
On 11-14-12 at 2:16 AM, South County Fire Stations #1,#2, and #3 were dispatched to an active house fire at 13008 S. Portage Rd in Schoolcraft Twp.
When Firefighters arrived they found the house fully involved with fire and the two residents outside of the residence with burns to 90% of their body. The victims were immediately transported by South County EMS to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo where they are currently listed in critical condition.
The State Fire Marshall was notified and the cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.
There were several pets belonging to the victims of the fire which were killed as a result of the fire.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office, Vicksburg PD, Schoolcraft PD, Portage PD and Pavilion Fire all assisted in the fire investigation and traffic control near the scene.