Mobile Home Destroyed In Portsmouth Township Fire

Authorities in Bay County’s Portsmouth Township are working to determine the cause of an evening fire Wednesday that destroyed a mobile home. Firefighters responded about 8:15 p.m. to Riverview Estates on River Road  (M-13) south of Bay City, and spent about 90 minutes on site.

Two children and a woman escaped uninjured, but a man had to be transported to the burn unit at Hurley Medical Center in Flint for treatment of unknown injuries.

No firefighters were hurt, as crews from neighboring Merritt Township assisted Portsmouth firefighters on scene.

State Police  fire marshals were examining the structure as part of the ongoing investigation.