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One Dead After Fire Engulfs 4-Unit Apartment Building

A residential building in Clinton Township sustained "considerable damage" in fire of unknown origin.

The Clinton Township Fire Department received assistance in a four-unit apartment building blaze from the Macomb Township, Mount Clemens and Southridge fire departments. (Patch file photo)
The Clinton Township Fire Department received assistance in a four-unit apartment building blaze from the Macomb Township, Mount Clemens and Southridge fire departments. (Patch file photo)

An early morning fire that engulfed a four-unit apartment building has claimed the life of one person, the Clinton Township Fire Department says. The victim is believed to be a male.

The fire 24024 Hall Road was reported about 3:45 a.m.the Detroit Free Pres reports. When firefighters arrived, flames were already showing through the windows. Seven fire engines, a ladder truck and another unit with air for firefighters’ tanks responded to the blaze. Assistance was provided by the firefighters from the Macomb Township, Mount Clemens and Southridge fire departments.

Clinton Township Deputy Fire Chief Mike Phy said the building sustained “considerable damage.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Kymberlee Parker-Young March 18, 2014 at 08:09 PM
What and/or where is Southridge? Do you mean Selfridge??
Duane Larkin March 18, 2014 at 09:09 PM
Proofreading has taken a back seat to scooping the story.

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