Man dies 2 days after house fire in Monroe Township

Fire claims 2 lives

Photo: Monroe News
Photo: Monroe News

MONROE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 70-year-old man has died two days after suffering injuries in a fire at a home in Monroe Township, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. 

Five people were inside the home in the 14000 of Tiara Avenue when the fire started shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. The man's 18-year-old grandson, Alex Johnson, was found dead by first responders inside the home. 

Original report: Deadly house fire in Monroe Township

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