L’Anse, Baraga fires during brutal cold

TRAGIC HOLIDAY FIRES–Two homes were destroyed by fire within hours of each other on the night and morning of Dec. 29-30, 2017. L’Anse firefighters were called out about midnight to the home fire at the Jerry and Joan Bugni residence, top left, on Bayshore Drive in L’Anse. Later that morning Baraga FD was called to the fire at the Randy Lepola home on Railroad St. in Baraga. Both departments worked on both of the holiday weekend blazes.

by Barry Drue
L’Anse and Baraga firefighters had a busy and brutally cold stretch from late on the night of Friday, Dec. 29 to Saturday morning, Dec. 30, 2017, extinguishing two structure fires. Fires on both sides of the bay heavily damaged two homes. Temperatures were in single digits to below zero. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.