Fatal Marquette County House Fire Investigated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a fatal house fire in Marquette County over the weekend.

Forsyth Township firefighters responding to a blaze at 609 Valkyrie Street at Sawyer just before 1:00 o’clock yesterday morning could see smoke coming from the structure and searched the upstairs of the house after being informed that someone may still be inside.

The victim was located and removed from the residence. However, attempts to revive the victim were unsuccessful.

A name has not been released.

No one else was inside the building at the time of the fire.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the upstairs bedroom, while the rest of the house received minor smoke and water damage.

The fire is under investigation by the Michigan State Police Fire Marshall.

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