One woman dead: Fire in Benton Charter TWP

Image from video provided by Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder

BENTON CHARTER TOWNSHIP, Mich —  A woman is dead and two others are hurt after a fire engulfs a home.

Benton Charter police say emergency services were call at 3:18 a.m. this morning to Wood st at a home that was enwrapped in flames.
When they arrived they were told a woman was trapped inside. After several attempts to enter, firefighters had to withdraw unsuccessfully, due to the intense flames and heavy smoke.

The fire was put out and crews were able to find the woman…who died while inside. Two other residents were able to escape and were treated for smoke inhalation.

It’s unknown what cause the fire, but it’s still under investigation.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.