1 dead after Clinton Township house fire

20-year-old man found dead in bedroom after house fire near 16 Mile Road, Gratiot Avenue

Published On: Mar 11 2013 01:04:03 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 03 2013 05:14:44 PM EST
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -

One person is dead after a house fire broke out around 11:00 a.m. Sunday in Clinton Township.

Firefighters and EMS were dispatched to the home on Remick Drive.

Three people were in the home at the time of the fire. Two people woke up to find the house filled with smoke and were able to escape.

They attempted to reach the third person in the home, but the fire was too severe.

The body of a 20-year-old man was found in a bedroom where the fire is believed to have started, say firefighters.

There was no immediate word on how the fire started.

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