Home in Rock destroyed by blaze

ROCK – A two-story home in Rock was destroyed by fire Friday evening, according to the Tri-Township Fire Department which responded to the blaze. No one was home at the time.

The home of Jake and Jessica Kossow at 14495 Chapel Lane was a total loss, said firefighters who were at the scene for about five hours.

Assisting at the fire was the Baldwin Township Fire Department. Michigan State Police were at the scene and were able to move a vehicle and a camper from the area.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

The Kossows and their three children are staying with friends. Contact (906) 356-6343 regarding donations of clothing and household items.

Donations of clothing being sought include women size extra large shirts and 16 pants, men size 4X large shirts and 40 pants, boys size 14-16, girls size 12, and girls size 14-16.