Man Dies in Missaukee County House Fire

A man died in a Missaukee County house fire on Sunday, according to the Missaukee County Sheriff’s Office.

On Sunday night around 10:47 p.m., Missaukee County 911 received a call of a house fire in the 10,000 block of West Finkle Road in Richland Township.

Deputies say the McBain, Lake Missaukee and Lake City Fire Departments responded along with sheriff’s deputies.

Upon arrival, firefighters found the home engulfed in flames.

After the fire was put out, firefighters found a man dead inside the home.

The man was later identified as the 64-year-old homeowner, whose name has not yet been released by investigators.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.