GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Firefighters say a person was found dead after a house fire in northwest Grand Rapids early Tuesday morning.
In a Facebook post, the Grand Rapids Professional Firefighters Local 366 said that crews were called shortly after 1 a.m. for a fire at a house on Bridge Street NW near the intersection of Garfield Avenue NW.
When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were seen coming from the second floor of the multi-unit house.
A 49-year-old man was able to escape the flames by jumping out of a second-floor window. He was taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation. The extent of his injuries is unknown.
The man who died was 64 years old, according to the city officials. The names of the victims have not been released.
Residents of the other three apartments all made it out safely.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.