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Home Totally Destroyed in Plymouth LaPorte Trail Fire Monday Evening

July 30, 2019

FIre 2866 Plymouth LaPorte Trail_1Firefighters from several agencies responded Monday evening to a structure fire on Plymouth-LaPorte Trail, south of Walkerton.

The initial call come in just before 5:30 Monday evening and sent the Polk Township Fire Department to the scene.  With flames blazing from the home, assists were sought from the Plymouth Fire Department, Bremen Fire, Lakeville Fire Department, Walkerton Fire and the North Liberty and Koontz Lake Fire Departments.

The address was listed at 2866 Plymouth LaPorte Trail.

Firefighters were on the scene until the early morning hours of Tuesday.

Fire 2866 Plymouth LaPorte Trail_2WTCA was told that no one was inside the home when firefighters arrived on the scene.  They said the roof of the home fell into the structure about an hour after arriving on the scene and the floor fell into the basement shortly after that.

Representatives from the State Fire Marshal’s Office were on location Tuesday to investigate the fire and determine its cause.