Man dead after overnight house fire near Lowell


LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating a late night house fire near Lowell that killed a man.

Shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday, crews were called to the 13000 block of Grand River Drive SE in Lowell Township for a house in flames. 

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says a Rockford Ambulance team took a 50-year-old man from the scene, but he died at the hospital. Authorities are not releasing his name at this time as they work to notify relatives.

It’s unclear what sparked the fire.

Crews from Ada Township, Cascade Township, Bowne Township and Saranac assisted Lowell firefighters on scene.

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