Fire victim identified in Delta County
WELLS TOWNSHIP — The person killed in a house fire in Wells Township Thursday night has been identified as David J. LaMarche, 62, of Escanaba.
At about 11:35 p.m. on Thursday, Delta County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a fire at 6927 I.5 Lane in Wells Township.
When Delta County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived, they found the two-story residence engulfed in flames.
Escanaba Public Safety officers, with the help of Escanaba Township Volunteer Fire Department, brought the fire under control. A search of the residence resulted in the discovery of an individual’s remains.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.