UPDATE: 4 dead in Sault Ste. Marie house fire, investigation ongoing

FILE. House fire graphic.
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Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 4:56 PM EDT
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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: The Sault Ste. Marie Police Department has updated the number of fatalities involved in Tuesday’s house fire from one to four.

Investigators have reported that a 31-year-old and three children ranging in ages one to four were recovered from the home. The names and exact ages of the children have not been released.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Please contact Chippewa County Central Dispatch at 906-495-3312 if you have any information regarding the fire.

Investigators are seeking information regarding a fatal house fire Tuesday morning in Sault Ste. Marie.

At around 7:37 a.m., the Sault Ste. Marie Fire and Police Departments responded to a house fire at 3607 Shallows Beach Avenue within the City of Sault Ste. Marie.

The fire was fatal and is currently under investigation. The victim’s identification has not yet been released and there is no further information at this time.

The Sault Ste. Marie Fire and Police Departments are being assisted in the investigation by the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office & Victims Services Unit, Michigan State Police & Fire Investigation Unit and Chippewa County Central Dispatch.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Chippewa County Central Dispatch at 906-495-3312.