Fire Destroys Midland Home

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A fire ripped through a Midland home that was thought to be abandoned but it turns out a woman was living inside.

The fire sparked up in the 400 block of East Oak Street after 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening.

We're told the home didn't have any running water or electricity.

Officials on the scene say no one was inside the home at the time but a woman is known to live there.

The Midland County Crisis Intervention Unit and the Red Cross came out to help the woman.

Fire investigators are still trying to figure out a cause.

The home is considered a total loss.