Wyoming house fire leaves one dead; child in critical condition

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — A fire engulfed a Wyoming home, killing a disabled man and severely injuring a child Sunday, according to investigators. 

Authorities said a 56-year-old man is dead and an 8-year-old child is in critical condition after the fire. Officials said two adults and four children, including one with a physical handicap, were trapped inside of the home overnight. Wyoming Fire Chief Brian Bennett said they were called to a home on 35th Street SW between Division Avenue and Jefferson Avenue just before 3:30 a.m.

A look at the house that caught fire in Wyoming overnight (April 19th, 2020).

Authorities said they don’t know how the fire started but confirm the home is a total loss.

Chief Bennett said Michigan State Police is investigating.

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