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Burger King and Mobil Gas Station Fire; Collapsed Wall Traps Firefighter in City of Iron Mountain, Upper Michigan

A fire was discovered at the Mobil Gas Station in Iron Mountain, Michigan with adjoining Burger King this afternoon that destroyed the entire building and injured two firefighters (Collapse segment/abridged).

Iron Mountain police and firefighters responded about 3:00 p.m. Saturday May 20, 2017 to a report of a fire at a Burger King and a Mobil gas station at 1950 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan.

High winds aggravated fire conditions. Two firefighters were injured, and one of the injured firefighters was hit by a falling wall and was entrapped under the collapsed wall for a short time. He was rescued by firefighters and citizens who helped at the scene. Both injured firefighters were released from the hospital.

Both buildings were a total loss. An initial investigation determined that the fire was not set intentionally, but the fire is still under investigation.

A fire was discovered at the Mobil Gas Station in Iron Mountain, Michigan with adjoining Burger King this afternoon that destroyed the entire building and injured two firefighters.


Fire at Iron Mountain Burger King and EZ Stop Mobil station viewed from the B-Side, showing collapse of a wall onto a firefighter.





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