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A large blaze has been reported at a Muskegon rental storage facility

A large blaze has been reported at a Muskegon rental storage facility

MUSKEGON, MI -- Investigators are looking into whether a candle has begun a large fire at a Muskegon self-storage facility early Friday, January 14.

The fire was reported about 6:15 a.m. in the area of East Laketon Avenue and Austin Street.

Investigators at the Muskegon Department of Public Safety said the fire caused significant damage to the self-storage facility.

When a candle ignited combustible materials, a 911 caller told authorities she was in her rental apartment.

According to officials, the 37-year-old woman was able to evacuate the storage facility only with a minor injury.

Firefighters in Muskegon received help from departments in Muskegon Heights, Muskegon Township, North Muskegon, and Norton Shores.

Firefighters were on the scene for several hours.

MLive has received some information.

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