Traverse City Record-Eagle

Region

November 13, 2012

Fire destroys auto repair shop

KINGSLEY — Fire destroyed an automotive repair shop.

MDS Automotive, near the corner of Sparling and Blackman roads, caught fire Monday at about 10:30 a.m. Crews fought the blaze for at least a half-hour before they brought it under control. The building is a complete loss.

A home next to the shop sustained minor damage, Grand Traverse Rural Fire Chief Mike Stinson said.

It appears the fire began when a drop light ignited gasoline, Stinson said. One person suffered a minor burn on their hand.

Several units from Grand Traverse Metro and Rural fire departments, along with units from Buckley and Blair Township, responded to the blaze.

1
Text Only

Latest News
  • To our readers

    Because of storm-related electrical damage to our production facility, printing of Sunday’s edition was delayed and caused very late delivery. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you did not receive the Sunday edition, please contact the circulation department at 946-2187.

    Continued ...
    Anonymous The Record Eagle Sun, July 27
    12 hours
Life
Sports
Business