Owosso Fire Victim Identified

By: Lori Dougovito Email
By: Lori Dougovito Email

Friends tell News Ten it was Greg Shire, 22, of Owosso who died in the Fourth of July fire. Police confirm a male in his twenties died in the blaze. Friends say he was at a party and his funeral is being planned.

Fire investigators returned to downtown Owosso Thursday morning. They sifted through the burned out building, which housed five apartments and several businesses. No cause or where the fire started has been released.

J's Tux and Bridal Boutique is on the bottom floor of the building. Dresses were carted out on racks throughout the day Wednesday. Thursday, the owner says everyone bride and groom has been taken care of.

Saturday, 7-7-07, is expected to be the busiest and luckiest wedding day of the year. Certified Restoration Dry Cleaning Network, based in Detroit, has taken on nearly 3,000 smoke or water damaged pieces from the boutique. Fifty dresses and 30 tuxedos are being delivered back to their owners Friday. Alterations are being done on 25 dresses needing alterations by this weekend.

Owosso Police continue to investigate the fire. They are calling it "suspicious".


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