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Suburban Detroit woman dies in condo fire; child escapes

March 11, 2018

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Detroit woman has died in a condominium fire.

Southfield Fire Department Battalion Chief Greg Gekiere says the fire reported about 5 a.m. Sunday collapsed the second floor of the unit. He tells The Detroit News that arriving firefighters encountered an “aggressive fire” coming from the second floor.

The woman’s age and name was not immediately released.

Gekiere says an older child escaped the fire.

The fire also damaged an adjoining unit.

Southfield is 10 miles northwest of Detroit.

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Information from: The Detroit News, http://detnews.com/

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