Sturgis man killed in early Sunday morning apartment fire

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A man died after an apartment caught fire in Sturgis.

The blaze happened in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan. 1, in the 200 block of W. West Street.

Firefighters found the man in his 50s unconscious and not breathing in the apartment building.

The man was taken to the hospital where he died.

A firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters say the fire was contained to one apartment, though the Red Cross is helping as many as three families.


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