DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) – A man has died following a mobile home fire in suburban Detroit that authorities say likely was accidental.

Crews responded Sunday in Dearborn Heights after a neighbor at the Riverside Properties mobile home park saw smoke and called 911.

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Fire Chief Dave Brogan says firefighters found the man unconscious and pulled him from the burning home. TV stations WDIV and WXYZ report the man was taken to a hospital and died.

Brogan says the man was apparently sleeping when the fire started. Firefighters extinguished the blaze before it spread to neighboring properties.

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Brogan says a smoke detector in the home didn’t have a battery. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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