7-year-old dead after house fire in Burlington

Southwest Michigan
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BURLINGTON, Mich. (WOOD) — A 7-year-old was found dead after a house fire in Burlington early Sunday.

According to authorities, Michigan State Police and fire crews responded to the fire on S. Marshall Street south of S. Joe Street around 1:30 a.m.

Crews from the Burlington, Tekonsha and Union City fire departments put the flames out.

They then discovered a 7-year-old boy dead inside the home.

This is no word yet on how the fire may have started. It remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the MSP Marshall Post at 269.558.0500.

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