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1 dead in Kalamazoo residential fire

Posted at 5:17 AM, Jan 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-30 05:17:18-05

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A person is dead after a fire on S. Westnedge around 1:19 a.m. Saturday morning.

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Officers arrived to find fire on the second floor.

When they entered the building, they found a resident in a room full of smoke and fire.

While the victim was helped outside, they did not survive.

Officers determined that the fire started on the second floor and spread to the attic.

It took roughly 45 minutes to bring it under control.

That victim's name is being withheld for the time being.

If you know anything about this fire, call either the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8139 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.