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3 injured in Ionia house fire, multiple kids injured by frostbite

Posted at 6:45 AM, Jan 31, 2019

MUIR, Mich. -- Three people were seriously injured from burns and frostbite and multiple children also injured by frostbite after a house fire Thursday morning during subzero temperatures.

It started around 4:30 a.m. in the area of Garden and Liberty Streets in Muir and as of 9:30 a.m., crews are still chasing hot spots.

The Lyons-Muir Fire Department Fire Chief Lyndon Randall says the temperature was -17 below at the time of the fire.

We're told it took multiple fire departments to put the fire out and a couple of firefighters were also injured by frostbite on their face.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area of Garden and Liberty Streets while crews work to get the fire out.