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Posted on: September 7, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Fatal fire on Martha Dr. early this morning

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Sept. 7, 2018

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Fatal fire on Martha Dr. early this morning

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The investigation into the cause of a fire at 226 Martha Drive early this morning that resulted in a fatality of an elderly man and a family pet is ongoing.

Crews were called to 226 Martha Dr. at 3:59 a.m. this morning with a possible occupant inside. Five engines, one quad, and a command car responded to find heavy fire involvement in the main living quarters. Fire crews performed an immediate search and located a deceased elderly man and family pet.

The fire was brought under control and the investigation is ongoing.


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