1 dead, 2 injured in Sterling Heights house fire
One person died and two were injured Wednesday in a home fire in Sterling Heights, city officials said.
Firefighters learned that several people were trapped inside a one-story residence in the 37000 block of Mariano Drive at about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday.
An 18-year-old woman who had been removed from the scene died, the city said. The crews rescued a 24-year-old man and a woman in her 20s from the basement, who both were transferred to Detroit Receiving Hospital, according to a city release.
"Both victims were reported to have burns over 30-40 percent of their bodies, but are expected to make a full recovery," city officials said.
Two firefighters were burned while removing the two. They were treated
and released from Beaumont Hospital in Troy.
A man also escaped the home and was treated for smoke inhalation.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the blaze.