82-year-old man dies in fire on Detroit's west side

Posted at 4:47 AM, Jan 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-18 05:13:16-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A fire left one man dead on Detroit's west side Friday morning.

It occurred overnight at a home on St. Mary's Street near Grand River.

Family members say 82-year-old Lee Jones died in the fire. Firefighters on scene say Jones was on oxygen and a smoker.

Three other people were reportedly in the house when the flames broke out, but it is unknown at this time if any of them were injured.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.