Midland County Man Killed in House Fire

PORTER TOWNSHIP, MI – A Midland County man was discovered dead inside of a house when fire crews were putting the flames out to his home on Friday, January 15th, 2016.Fire Investigation

UPDATE: Midland County Man Killed in House Fire Identified

The Breckenridge Wheeler Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire located at 2510 West Redstone Road in Midland County’s Porter Township at 1:06 p.m.

While working to extinguish the blaze, the deceased body of the 46-year-old home owner was discovered.  At that time a fire investigator from the Midland County’s Sheriff’s Office was called in to begin an investigation.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.  No foul play is suspected at this time.

The victim’s name has not been released at this time.