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Elderly man dies, wife hurt in fire at their home on Detroit's west side, adult son rescued

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DETROIT — Authorities say an elderly man has died and his wife hurt in a fire at their Detroit home.

WDIV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1JOOjWF ) the Monday morning blaze started in the couple's downstairs bedroom in the house on the city's west side. Investigators haven't released their names or a cause.

The woman was taken to a hospital but her condition wasn't immediately known.

The station reports the couple's adult son lives in the home's second-level unit and took care of his parents. A neighbor rescued him off the balcony.


Information from: WDIV-TV, http://www.clickondetroit.com

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