Fire Rekindles On Pumphouse Road, Cause Remains Under Investigation

(MITCHELL) – A house fire at 1338 Pumphouse Road on Tuesday morning remains under investigation, according to Marion Township Fire Chief Paul Gillespie.

Fire crews from Marion Twp., Mitchell City Fire Department, and Shawswick Fire Departments battled a house fire 1338 Pumphouse Road Tuesday morning. Fire crews returned this morning around for a rekindling of the fire.

Firefighters from Marion Township, Mitchell City Fire Department and Shawswick Fire Departments were dispatched to a house fire at 9:48 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The 9-1-1 call indicated that there may be someone trapped in the fire.

“When fire crews arrived on the scene they found smoke coming from the residence. While we were stretching lines the fire intensified. No one was injured in the blaze,” Fire Chief Gillespie noted.

The Marion Township Fire Department was dispatched back to the scene this morning following a rekindle of the blaze. Firefighters remained on scene this morning until around 10 a.m.