1 dead after apartment fire in Marne

Marne fatal fire

MARNE, MICH. - Crews in Marne are working to find out what started a fire that killed a 51-year-old man in Marne this morning.

The fire started around 4:35 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at the State Street Apartments between Amelia Court and Maple Avenue.

Captain Mark Bennett with the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department tells WZZM 13 the fire started in a bedroom. The man who died was using an oxygen machine. He lived alone.

The victim has been identified as David John Fisher.

Bennett says there is no reason the believe the fire is suspicious; the cause remains under investigation.

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