Man, 83, dies in western Michigan brush fire
Lakeview – An 83-year-old man has died in western Michigan while trying to extinguish a brush fire.
Duane Scott was found dead Thursday in Montcalm County’s Pine Township, 50 miles northeast of Grand Rapids. State police say a brush fire began when flames spread from a burning barrel.
Scott’s body was found while firefighters extinguished the fire.
An autopsy will be performed.