One dead after fire in downtown Detroit apartment

Posted at 3:09 AM, Jul 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 12:16:24-04

A man is dead after an apartment fire in downtown Detroit.

Firefighters were called to the Leland building at 400 Bagley Street around 2 a.m. Thursday. 

We're told the fire started in a unit on the tenth floor. The ninth, tenth and eleventh floors of the building were evacuated.

The fire department believes the man was smoking in bed and the mattress caught on fire.

Stay with 7 Action News for updates on this developing story.