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      House fire kills Cheboygan County man

      A Cheboygan County resident died in a house fire early Sunday morning.

      A Cheboygan County resident died in a house fire early Sunday morning.

      Shane Sachs, 47, was pronounced dead when crews arrived to the home on Barkley Ave. in Tower.

      A second resident was able to escape the home and call 911 at the neighbor's house.

      That resident was transported to McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey for smoke inhalation and burns.

      The cause of the fire is under investigation.