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Two dead in house fire in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Two people are dead after a house fire in Kalamazoo.

The fire broke out Thursday night in the 700 block of Academy. One person was reported injured at the time, but Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Chief Karianne Thomas tells FOX 17 that two bodies were found in the home Friday afternoon.

The fire was reported at about 9:00 p.m. Thursday.  The historic home had been converted into a multi-family building with nine apartments.  The two people were unaccounted for Thursday night and were found Friday afternoon.

The cause of the fire and where the fire started has not been determined.  The identity of the victims has not been released.

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