One killed in overnight house fire in Fruitport Township

Posted at 3:16 AM, Aug 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-25 03:16:57-04

FRUITPORT, Mich. --  One person has died in a house fire that broke out on 5130 E. Pontaluna Road in Fruitport just before 1:00 a.m. Friday.

Multiple people were unaccounted for when crews arrived on the scene, officials told FOX 17.   Fire crews were able to evacuate the other occupants successfully.

The victim's ex-wife tells FOX 17 that Ron Prell, 76, died in the fire.

According to officials, the fire was called in by a neighbor and not the residents.

The cause of this fire is unknown and police and fire crews are investigating.

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