Man, 74, dies in fire at northern Michigan home

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WHITEWATER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP Northern Michigan authorities say a 74-year-old Traverse City-area man was killed in a fire at his Traverse City-area home.

The Grand Traverse City sheriff's department identifies the victim as Fred A. Savage.

The fire was reported about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at Savage's house in Whitewater Township. It's about 12 miles east of Traverse City in the northwestern Lower Peninsula.

The Traverse City Record-Eagle and MLive.com say members and neighbors told emergency crews that they tried to rescue him but were unable to do so.

Authorities say they're investigating the cause of the fire.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 236662041 - wndu.com/a?a=236662041