Adult, child seriously injured in apartment fire

Posted at 6:45 AM, May 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-28 07:16:20-04

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. — Two people were seriously injured in an early morning fire at an apartment building.

The fire started at an apartment building in the 600 block of East Hovey Avenue around 3:20 a.m.

When crews arrived they found smoke and flames coming from the building. Firefighters quickly got inside and were able to rescue an adult and a child under 10 years old.

Muskegon Heights Fire Chief Christopher Dean says the two were taken from a hospital in Muskegon to Grand Rapids in serious condition.

Two families were displaced in the fire. The Red Cross is assisting.

The fire remains under investigation.