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West Michigan firefighter helps battle fire while vacationing on Mackinac Island

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Posted at 9:04 PM, May 30, 2021

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — A West Michigan firefighter vacationing on Mackinac Island jumped into action when a fire broke out Sunday evening.

South Kalamazoo County Fire Authority said the firefighter didn’t hesitate to lend a hand when a home caught fire over Memorial Day weekend.

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In a Facebook post, South Kalamazoo County Fire Authority shared photos of one of their firefighters helping to battle the flames.

The firefighter can be seen with a hose line in hand helping out with a defensive attack until more help could arrive.

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The unnamed firefighter then hooked up the hydrant for the aerial stick to help get the fire under control.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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