DETROIT (WXYZ) — An 89-year-old man has died after a fire erupted in a home in southwest Detroit early Wednesday morning.
He has been identified as Graham White, a long-time resident of the area.
Family has ID'd the victim as 89-year-old Graham White (we'd initially heard 90-YO, apologies). He was a long-time resident of this area and described as the "rock" of his family. They're pulling together now, but hoping for more answers as to how the fire started.— Matthew Smith (@MattSmithWXYZ) October 23, 2019
The fire broke out near 33rd and Herbert. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
#BreakingNews: Terrible situation unfolding near 33rd/Herbert in Detroit. Elderly man can’t be found after a fire. Family believes he was still inside. Fire crew searching... no sign yet, but the worst is feared. @wxyzdetroit pic.twitter.com/j9PEP4ZiFz— Matthew Smith (@MattSmithWXYZ) October 23, 2019
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