Fatal house fire investigated in Nahma

NAHMA, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Delta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal fire in Nahma.

The sheriff’s office said it happened Monday, Sept. 26 around 5 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to a house fire at 8196 River St.

Firefighters from Nahma and surrounding townships fought the fire for several hours.

Deputies said after the fire was extinguished, a 67-year-old man, the lone occupant of the house, was found dead.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Delta County sheriff’s deputies were assisted by firefighters from Nahma, Garden, Ensign and Thompson fire departments, Rampart and Tri Star EMS, MSP fire investigation unit, Delta County Central Dispatch, and the Delta County medical examiners office.

Several volunteers also assisted, including the American Red Cross and the Delta County Victim’s Services Unit.