Mother, child die in house fire in southwestern Michigan

Courtesy: Village of Holly Fire Department
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FABIUS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) (1/27/2020) - Police say a mother and child have died in a house fire in southwestern Michigan.

Three more children were able to escape through a window at the home in Fabius Township in St. Joseph County.

The victims were found after the fire was extinguished Tuesday. The surviving children had minor injuries.

The victims were identified as 38-year-old Michelle Bixler and 16-year-old Cheyenne Ruth. The cause is being investigated.

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