Man, dog killed in house explosion in Harbor Springs
Fire department calls scene "tragic"
An explosion in northern Michigan killed a man and his dog and destroyed a house early Tuesday, authorities said.
The explosion occurred in Harbor Springs in Emmet County.
The man was 73 years old and from suburban Detroit, upnorthlive.com reported.
A message seeking comment was sent to John Cupps Jr., the Harbor Springs fire chief.
On Facebook, Cupps called it a “very tragic event.” He thanked area fire crews for their help “in harsh weather conditions and circumstances.”