One Person Dead After House Fire in Walker

Posted at 9:14 PM, Jan 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-20 07:17:38-05

Walker fireWALKER, Mich. — One man was killed Sunday in a house fire in Walker.

The fire happened on Needham Court NW near Alpine Avenue and I-96.

The man’s neighbor pulled his body out of the house before police arrived on the scene.

Police said the victim was in a wheelchair.  He will be identified pending notification of his next of kin.

The fire started at around 7 p.m. and the house was fully engulfed when crews arrived on the scene.  They believe the fire started in the kitchen.