UPDATE: Man hospitalized after trying to save family pet

Published: Dec. 2, 2018 at 8:34 AM EST
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Delhi Township Fire is reporting on Monday morning that the fire on Meadowlawn started in the kitchen.

The homeowner is hospitalized from the fire that happened early Sunday morning at about 1:42 a.m. at the 2100 block of Meadowlawn.

A man and woman were in the front yard when firefighters arrived.

Both were taken to Sparrow Hospital to be treated. The man had serious burns and smoke inhalation from trying to save the family pet dog.

The dog did die in the fire.

The woman was treated and released.

Lansing Fire Department and Ingham County Sheriff Rescue assisted in the call.

Fire investigators are still working to determine what caused the fire.