Fatal fire in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE – A Negaunee woman perished in a house fire Tuesday night, Michigan State Police at the Negaunee Post reported today.

Troopers from the Negaunee Post and the Negaunee Township Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at 47 Hoist Road in Negaunee Township at approximately 10:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Units arrived on scene and observed that the structure was fully involved. It was then learned that Daniel Juchemich, 69, was able to exit the residence.

However, his wife, Rosemary Juchemich, 63, was unable to escape the fire and died within the residence.

The responding fire departments were able to put the fire out by approximately 2 a.m.

Juchemich was transported to Marquette General Hospital by Marquette General EMS and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The incident remains under investigation by the Michigan State Police Eighth District Fire Investigator.

Negaunee Township Fire Department was assisted by the Negaunee City Fire Department, Marquette Township Fire Department, Marquette County Rescue Unit 131 and the Marquette General hospital EMS.