Battle Creek Area School Fire Under Investigation
Emmet Township Authorities arrived at an abandoned school over night to find a suspicious fire.
According to WWMT authorities were called in to Wattles Park Jr High School located on Crosby Drive in Calhoun County. Upon arrival the crew found a small pile of books that were on fire.
“Even though the school is abandoned, it’s still a large structure,” Lt. Tony Geigle of Emmett Township Police told WMMT, “and any time we have a fire there’s a safety hazard all the time.
Investigation continues to discover how the fire began, and the event is being taken seriously. If you have any information regarding this fire, the public is being asked to call local authorities.