Saturday Afternoon Fire

Mount Pleasant Fire Department was called out November 20 at 1:30 pm to a structure fire at 304 S. Cherry. According to Mt. Pleasant Fire Chief Drew Schumacher the resident was burning items in a burn barrel.  The fire spread from the barrel to a wood fence and then to the garage while the resident was at the front of the property. Fire fighters were able to continue the fire to the exterior of the garage. 10 fire fighters, and two engines were on the scene for about 45 minutes.