2 people killed in fire on Detroit's west side

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Posted at 5:10 PM, Jan 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 21:12:45-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Investigators are trying to determine what started a fire that killed two people on Detroit's northwest side.

There are reports that explosions were heard at the scene. The home is in the 20400 block of Tracy, which is near 8 Mile and Schaefer Highway.

Police say the victims are a 78-year-old person and a person in their 60s. They were found in an upstairs bedroom.

Investigators say oxygen tanks were in use at the home. However, they have not found any evidence that one exploded.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.