ISHPEMING – Fire destroyed a bar Wednesday night in Isphpmeing.
The Ishpeming Volunteer Fire Department said fire desytoyed Hickey’s Bar on 212 E. Pearl Street.
Firefighters received the call at 11:12 p.m. Crews were on the scene for more than 7 hours. Three fire fighting units and two mutual aide pumpers responded to the fire along with 22 personnel.
The occupants of the building and the surrounding buildings were evacuated. The fire was contained to the one building. Efforts were hampered by high voltage lines in the area.
The structure is considered a total loss. Authorities are now investigating the cause of the fire. The fire reportedly started in a wall at the bar.