Mobile home fire claims a life

0817-Morley-fire-after-FA woman died in a mobile home fire in Rogers City Friday morning. The name of the woman has not been released and the fire is under investigation.

Rogers City Fire Department (RCFD) got the call at 3:11 a.m. Friday, Feb 17 to a fire which consumed a mobile home at 1621 Morley Drive.

Wreckage is all that is left of a mobile home after an early-morning fire claimed the life of a Rogers City woman Friday. (Photo by Richard Lamb)

According to RCFD chief Mike Kroll, “a female did die in the fire, but her name is not being released until next of kin can be notified,” he said.

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The fire department was on the scene for six hours, but the fire did not appear to spread to neighboring mobile homes. The mobile home was deemed a total loss by the RCFD.

RCFD received assistance from the Rogers City Ambulance, Rogers City Police Department, Presque Isle County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police.


A neighbor captured images of an early-morning fire on Morley Drive in Rogers City which claimed a life Friday. (Photo courtesy of Nickie Rickle)
These images show the scene of an early-morning fire which claimed a life in Rogers City Friday.  (Photos courtesy of Nickie Rickle)