House burning just one more event in Homik family’s lives

Becky Vargo • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:14 AM

Besides, it gives firefighters a chance to sharpen their skills when they participate in a burn like this, Homik said.

Grand Haven Township firefighters tested out some practices from a new Underwriters Laboratory study, as they conducted training in the old house this morning at the corner of 172nd Avenue and Comstock Street, said Lt. Bruce Palm.

When they were done, they let the flames consume the house, hosing down nearby trees to protect them and watching as smoke billowed high into the sky, visible from many miles away.

Read more of this story in Monday's print and e-editions of the Grand Haven Tribune.

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