Union Pier home heavily damaged by fire

Several fire departments responded to a house fire at 9693 Community Hall Road in Union Pier on Friday afternoon. The home is badly damaged but no one was injured.

UNION PIER — A home in Union Pier sustained a substantial amount of damage when a fire broke out Friday afternoon.

No one was home at the time but New Buffalo Township Fire Department Chief James Flick said at the scene that he had spoken by phone to Joyce Mimms, who owns the house along with her husband. They were out of town Friday but were on their way home after learning about the fire.