Fire destroys Riveridge Cider Company facility in Newaygo Co.

ASHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) -- Flames broke out at Riveridge Cider Company in Newaygo County Tuesday evening. 

Dispatchers said the call came in around 9:30 p.m. for a fire at cider producers facility, located on Ferris Avenue just west of M-37 in Ashland Township, west of Grant. 

Thirteen fire departments were called in to battle the flames, according to dispatchers.

Crews battled the flames until 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in what they say was a defensive fire fight.

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