1 killed in early morning house fire

Posted at 6:29 AM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 08:44:17-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- One person is dead following a house fire in Grand Rapids early Monday morning.

The call came in shortly before 5:00 a.m. for a possible fire at 849 Bates St. SE. When crews arrived, they observed smoke and heavy flames coming from the home. Once they gained entry, they located a 56-year-old male victim and rushed him to the hospital. He did not survive.

The fire is now under control. A cause has yet to be determined.