Ortonville Historic Hotel Fire 26 Oct 12

An historic landmark in the City of Ortonville is in ruins after a fire this (FRI) morning. Flames were reportedly shooting out of the basement of the Columbian Hotel prior to the building’s collapse. A family that had been living in and renovating the hotel is safe and no other injuries have been reported. Streets around the area were closed off but at least one has since re-opened.