Fire Destroys Van Buren County Home; Cause Under Investigation

The cause of a fire that destroyed a Van Buren County home is under investigation. The Columbia Township fire department was called to the home in the 22-thousand-500 block of 48th Street just before noon Thursday, and it was fully engulfed. No one was inside the house at the time, and there are no reported injuries. Bangor and Bloomingdale sent mutual aid along with South Haven Area Emergency Services. Water had to be brought to the house fire by tankers due to its location.