Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 12, 2013

Two dead in Manistee County fire

COPEMISH — Two Marilla Township residents died in a fire that completely destroyed a 120-year-old farm house.

Crews on Wednesday found David and Christine Nagy, both 62, dead in the rubble of the home. The fire was reported at 10:10 a.m. and responders from a far-flung collection of local agencies arrived to find the home completely engulfed in flames.

Authorities said the cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation. Agencies on the scene included the Maple Grove, Cleon and Bear Lake townships fire departments, Thompsonville Fire and the Manistee County Sheriff's Department.

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