SWARTZ CREEK, Mich. (AP) – Nearly a dozen corpses awaiting services have been pulled from a fire at Flint-area funeral home.

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Authorities say the 11 bodies were removed Wednesday night from a walk-in cooler at Sharp Funeral Home in Swartz Creek by building staff and firefighters.

The fire at the funeral home was reported about 10:15 p.m. No one was inside the building and no injuries were reported.

The bodies were moved to other funeral homes run by the family-owned company. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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