1 killed, others hospitalized after fire rips through family home in Monroe Twp.

- Authorities are investigating a deadly fire that happened overnight in Monroe Township.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department says one person was killed in the house fire, and another person is in critical condition. The fire started around 1 a.m Tuesday. Five people were inside the home on Tiara Avenue, which is located near Dunbar and Telegraph roads.

An 18-year-old man was found dead inside the house, and a 70-year-old man was transported to a hospital in Toledo in critical condition with severe burns.

Two women, 74 and 42 years old, were able to get out of the home and were also taken to the hospital. They're in stable condition.

The cause of the fire isn't known at this time.

Monroe Charter Township is located about 45 miles southwest of Detroit.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates. 

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