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Man dies in Ironwood Township house fire

Sat, 09/12/2009 - 9:44pm


Fatal fire, Ironwood Township, Sept. 12, 2009 - photo courtesy of Superior Chronicle

Photo courtesy of Superior Chronicle, www.superiorchronicle.com

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A 53-year-old man died Saturday in a fire in Ironwood Township, Mich.

According to a Gogebic County Sheriff's Department report, dispatchers received word of a structure fire at N12016 Vanderhagen Road in Ironwood Township. That's about three miles north of the city of Ironwood.

Authorities found the structure fully engulfed upon arrival. Firefighters located the body of the homeowner inside.

The man's name is not being released pending notification of family, and the fire remains under investigation.

The Ironwood Township Fire Department, City of Ironwood Fire Department and Beacon Ambulance also responded to the fire.