BRIGHTON (WWJ) — Authorities in Brighton say a woman was killed in a fire that heavily damaged her mobile home during the bitter cold early Sunday morning.

Neighbors identified the victim as 75-year-old Donna Bingham. Brighton Area Fire Chief Michael O’Brian says firefighters needed to rotate frequently while they battled the blaze because it was about negative seven degrees in the area.

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O’Brian says a driver on I-96 called in the report of a fire just before 3 a.m. Sunday morning. The fire was in a unit at the Sylvan Glen mobile home park in Genoa Township, about 50 miles Northwest of Detroit.

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The cause of the fire is unknown.

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