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Bodies found in house after fire identified

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Posted at 6:56 PM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 19:36:01-04

ALPENA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The bodies of 60 year-old James Anthony Polluch of Stanwood and 58 year-old Michael Phillip Polluch of Alpena were found in the rubble of a house fire Thursday night.

The fire started some time before 1:`15 Thursday afternoon on Long Lake Road. When troopers and fire fighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed. The bodies were found later in the evening as the investigation began. Michigan State Troopers brought in K-9 units Friday to check for accelerants or other possible causes of the fire and deaths.

Anyone with information on this fire can call the Michigan State Police.