Fire crews called after car crashes into home in Cass County

(Photo supplied/Cass County Sheriff's Office)

Fire crews in Cass County were called to a home where a fire had sparked after a vehicle crashed into the structure.

The collision happened around 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, in the area of Huntley Street and Barron Lake Road.

Sheriff’s investigators say a 33-year-old Niles man was traveling on Barron Lake Road and struck the back of a vehicle driven by a Dowagiac resident. The Niles man ran off the road, hit a mailbox and the side of the house. The other vehicle struck a gas line, causing the house and the vehicle to catch fire.

The two drivers were treated for injuries at the hospital. Nobody inside the house was hurt.


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