Fatal Fire Under Investigation

A 72-year-old man is dead after a fire early Tuesday morning in the village of Oakley. Saginaw County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 400 Bockee Street about 5:45 a.m., where Chesaning-Brady firefighters were already on scene.

Lewis Patterson was pronounced dead after firefighters pulled him from the house, where he lived alone. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Michigan State Police fire investigation unit.