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Three escape from overnight fire in Kent County

Posted at 5:02 AM, Mar 16, 2017

TYRONE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Three people were able to escape from a house fire in Kent County early Thursday morning.

The fire started at a home on 18 Mile Road NW near White Creek Road in Tyrone Township.

Crews at the scene say it started as a chimney fire, and the flames started to spread to other areas of the home.

Fortunately, firefighters had arrived swiftly enough to get the flames under control before too much damage was done.

There were no injuries reported.