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Two Thursday fires in Taylor, 1 fatal, under investigation

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

Authorities in Taylor are investigating two Thursday fires, one that proved fatal.

Taylor firefighters were called at about 9 p.m. to a fire in a mobile home community on 5th Street, a city spokesman said. They found a mobile home engulfed in flames.

After they extinguished the fire, they found the body of a woman inside the home. Officials said they have not yet identified the woman.

The second fire happened at a home on Wilkie Street. Officials said one person in the home suffered third-degree burns and is being treated at a hospital. They said the fire may have started in the kitchen, but the cause is under investigation.

cramirez@detroitnews.com

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