Police investigate fatal house fire in Lake Orion Township

Posted at 5:45 PM, Feb 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-09 21:23:58-05

LAKE ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — A woman is dead following a house fire Friday night, police say.

The Lake Orion Township Fire Department says they were called to the home on Allen Drive around 11:30 p.m., but by the time they put out the fire, it was too late. Officials say the fire was focused in the woman's bedroom and it took about 20 minutes to put out the flames.

Firefighters went into the home and found a woman in her 50's dead inside. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The fire department has not released the name of the woman who passed away in the house fire.

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