One dead after fire in Berrien County

Southwest Michigan
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SAWYER, Mich. (WOOD) — Several fire departments in Berrien County were called to a house fire that turned out to be fatal early Sunday morning.

The Chikaming Township, Bridgman and Lake Township fire departments responded to a house fully engulfed in flames around 3:35 a.m. on Linden Avenue near Browntown Road.

One victim was found inside the home after firefighters extinguished the fire.

The victim’s name is being withheld until a positive identification is made.

This case remains under investigation by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office and Michigan State Police Fire Investigation Unit.

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