Fire Destroys Rural Marshall County Home


Bystanders are credited with saving the life of an elderly Marshall County woman trapped in a house that caught fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene on 5C Road just north of Plymouth just after 3 p.m., according to our reporting partner at WNDU-TV. More than 50 firefighters from 16 agencies worked to battle the blaze which destroyed the residence. A total of four people were in the home when the fire started. Officials say two were taken to Memorial Hospital and two were taken to Plymouth. There’s no word on the extent of their injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, and the state fire marshal’s office will investigate.