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2 dead after Pontiac apartment fire

PONTIAC, Mich. – 2 people are dead after a fire at the Woodland Heights apartments on Edith Road in Pontiac.

Fire investigators tell Local 4 the fire started around 1:30 a.m. inside of a resident's unit on the second floor of a building.

The resident who lived inside the apartment where the fire originated was taken to the hospital, where he died.

A man in another apartment also died, police said.

Five other residents were transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.