Explosion in Wellston

Sunday evening, the Manistee County sheriff office investigated an explosion at 19738 Hoxeyville Rd. in Wellston. Neighbors reported a large explosion with a couple smaller explosions. When deputies arrived, they found the building fully engulfed.


The residence was a temporary home owned by a Mancelona Man. He had not been to the residence for a week and had newer appliances. No one was injured in the incident. The Michigan State Fire Marshall will be at the scene today to investigate the explosion.

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