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Second victim discovered at Laird Township fire scene

Investigators from the Michigan State Police have made a tragic discovery at the scene of a structure fire in Laird Township. In addition to the one person confirmed as dead already, another body has been uncovered. A positive identification has yet to be made for either of the deceased, but MSP believes the two are 37-year-old Christopher Fogg and his five-year-old son Leonidas.

The blaze occurred on Tuesday around 11:30 AM. Personnel from the Calumet Post were first to respond. The fire remains under investigation and no cause has been revealed at this time. It is the second fatal fire in Houghton County to claim a pair of lives within a 11-day span. Flames erupted at a home in Portage Township at about 9:15 on the evening of Friday, January 7th. No cause has been revealed for that incident yet either.

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