Eagles lodge 'fully engulfed' in flames in White Cloud

Fire destroys Eagle lodge in White Cloud

WHITE CLOUD, MICH. - Firefighters are still on scene of a fire that is causing significant damage to a White Cloud Eagles lodge.

An employee of a nearby business says that the White Cloud Eagles Aerie, located at 461 North Evergreen Drive in White Cloud was fully engulfed in flames around 1 p.m. on Friday. Officials report that a passerby saw the flames and helped to get people out of the building. 

Newaygo County Dispatchers say the fire is still active and crews are continuing the fight the flames. 

It is not yet know what started the fire, however investigators say it may have started by a cigarette. 

A member of the lodge says that the building is a "complete loss." 

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