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December 19, 2013

One dead in Whitewater Township fire

TRAVERSE CITY--A Whitewater Township man died in a blaze at his home.

Fred Albert Savage, 74, was killed in the fire that engulfed his home Wednesday afternoon, according to the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Department.

Family members and neighbors told rescue personnel they tried to save the man but were unable to do so. Undersheriff Nathan Alger said this morning Savage was visually impaired.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

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