Another child has died stemming from a deadly fire at a home in Imlay City yesterday morning. A one month old girl died at a Flint area hospital Wednesday morning after being rescued from the Tuesday morning blaze at the Maple Grove mobile home community. Today’s loss brings the death total to four children. The parents and another child are currently in critical condition. The cause is being investigated, but he believes it may have been caused by the home’s furnace.
Three children have died following an early morning fire in Imlay City. According to the Imlay City Police Department, the fire broke out around 3am at a home in the Maple Grove mobile home community on Almont Avenue. There were seven people inside the house at the time, including a husband and wife and their five children. Three of the five children, ranging in ages from 3-to-6 years old, died as a result of the fire. Two others, an infant girl and 18-month old boy were hospitalized along with the two adults. The cause of the fire remains under investigation however officials believe it was the result of a furnace issue. The home was a total loss.