Two Dead Following House Fire in Mackinac County

A house fire in Mackinac County has claimed the lives of two people.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Saint Ignace post are investigating how a fire started in Portage Township.

Emergency crews responded to structure fire around 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.

State police say they received a report two of the home’s occupants were unable to get out.

Fire officials located the deceased residents inside the home.

The investigation is being assisted by members of the MSP  Fire Marshall Division.