Fire officials have released more information on a fire that destroyed a home in Negaunee Township Friday night. The home at 144 Kivela Road was owned by Jim Veight. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. Officials say the fire started in the basement living area. It was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. The cause has not been determined. The house is a total loss.
Negaunee Township Firefighters were assisted by Negaunee City, Ishpeming, Richmond and Marquette Township fire departments.