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Melting Ice Causes Building Fire

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Consumers Energy officials and Delhi firefighters had to think and move quickly Wednesday morning when a gas meter caught fire. 

It happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 4200 block of Keller Rd. Delhi Twp.

The building that caught fire belonged to Moore Trosper Construction Company. The company was using the building to store construction equipment.

Officials say the fire was caused by a sheet of ice that feel from the roof onto the gas meter. This created a spark and then the fire on the outside of the building.

Consumers Energy was forced to dig up the gas line near the fire in order to shut the gas line off.

No one was inside of the building at the time and no injuries have been reported.

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