BEAVERTON – At 3:32 p.m. on Monday, July 27, the Beaverton Area Fire Department was dispatched to the 3000 block of Lyle Road for a fully involved house fire. Crews worked tirelessly in extreme heat to extinguish the blaze which had started in a bedroom where an occupant was believed to be.
Upon investigation, it was found that the 64-year-old home owner had perished in the fire. The investigation was then turned over to Gladwin County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police. Assisting in Extinguishment efforts were the Billings Fire Department, Gladwin Fire Department and Coleman Fire Department.
Also assisting on scene, Gladwin County Sheriff’s Department, Beaverton Police Department, Gladwin County Emergency Management and MidMichigan Health, Gladwin, EMS.