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Friday morning fire leaves one dead

Neighbors told crews the house’s resident was likely still inside.
Early Friday morning fire leaves one person dead.
Early Friday morning fire leaves one person dead.(KFYR)
Published: Nov. 5, 2021 at 12:43 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Just before 8 a.m. Friday morning, the Lansing Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a house fire located at 451 McPherson Avenue.

The crews first on scene found a large ranch-style house with heavy fire coming from the front of the house and the fire had already burned through part of the roof. Crews made forceful entry and confronted the fire.

Neighbors reported the house’s resident was likely still inside.

Update: Lansing Fire Dept.: Victim in fatal house fire had no smoke detectors

Crews met heavy fire and smoke inside. During the search, a victim was found already deceased. The victim has not yet been identified. The fire is currently under investigation by the Lansing Fire Marshal Division and Lansing Police Department.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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