A house fire in Negaunee Township has claimed the life of one woman.
Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post say that the fire occurred shortly after 10:30 Tuesday night at a house located at 47 Hoist Road. When units arrived at the scene, they found the structure fully engulfed.
69-year-old Daniel Juchemich was able to exit the house, but his wife, 63-year-old Rosemary Juchemich, was unable to escape the fire. She died within the residence. Daniel Juchemich was transported by Marquette General EMS and treated for non-life threatening injuries at Marquette General Hospital.
Fire departments at the scene were able to extinguish the fire around 2:00 a.m. Police say that the house was a total loss.
The fire remains under investigation with the Michigan State Police 8th District Fire Investigator. The Marquette Township Fire Department, Negaunee City Fire Department, Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post, Marquette County Rescue Unit 131, Marquette General Hospital EMS, and the State Fire Marshall assisted at the scene.