Arson Investigators Probe Deadly Fire In Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ) – Arson investigators in Detroit are working to find the cause of a deadly house fire on the city’s west side.

The fire happened just after 12 a.m. Tuesday on Monte Vista Street, near Schoolcraft and I-96.

Fire officials told WWJ Newsradio 950 one man was killed and it appears he died from burns and smoke inhalation. The victim’s identity has not yet been released.

Reports say the man’s sister had talked with him about 20 minutes before he was killed. An autopsy is being conducted.

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