UPDATE: Fire causes heavy damage to Eaton County home

UPDATE (10:00 a.m.) – Traffic is again moving on East Mount Hope Road between Oneida and Benton Roads following a fire this morning.

Firefighters responded to the house on the 2500 block of E. Mount Hope after receiving calls that flames were seen in the second floor windows.

Investigators have not yet released information about what might have caused the fire.

EATON CO., Mich (WLNS) – Firefighters from several departments are on the scene now of a house fire on the 2500 block of East Mount Hope Highway between Oneida and Benton Roads.

The first call came in just after 6 a.m. and when fire crews arrived there were flames showing from a second floor window.

East Mount Hope Highway is currently closed between Benton Road and Oneida Road while the fire crews are working.

Our 6 News photojournalist Dan Ray is there and tells us firefighters have surrounded the house and are pouring water on the flames but the damage appears to be extensive.

There are no reports of injuries.

This story will continue to develop and will be updated online and on 6 News.

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