Ecorse officials say the fire started in the second story bedroom of the home on 16th Street and Outer Drive, near Fort Street.
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A house explodes in Ecorse and according to one neighbor the home has totally disintegrated.
Firefighters from Ecorse and River Rouge both responded to the fire.