Fire Destroys Rural Marion County Home Friday
A rural Marion County couple is homeless as the result of a residential fire Friday evening.
Firefighters were called to the residence on Marion County Road 201 near the Shelby County line south of Emden about 6 p.m. Friday.
Fire crews say the blaze started on the north side of the house and then spread. The home was described as a total loss.
The couple who lived in the home did get out safely.
The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.