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Report of House Fire Turns Out to be Rubbish

(Michigan City, IN) - There was a fire this morning in Michigan City but a house was not burning as first believed.


Firefighters about 10:30 a.m. were called to 145 S. Dickson St. on a report the back porch

attached to the house was on fire.


The first firefighters on the scene noticed light smoke but found the flames coming from a garbage can beside the structure.


A handful of firefighters remained on the scene to extinguish the trash can fire while other responding units were advised to go back to their stations.


Nobody appeared to be home at the time.


The house was just off E. Michigan Boulevard near Woodland Ave.

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