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UPDATE: Crews respond to house fire in Kzoo Twp.
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Kalamazoo Township fire officials responded Thursday morning to a house fire on Mulhearn Avenue, near East Main St. and Nazareth Road.
Dispatchers revealed that upon responders' arrival on-scene, there was smoke and flames coming from the house.
Around 11:15 a.m., scanner traffic indicated that the fire had been put out, but that there was a child trapped inside.
Upon Newschannel 3's arrival, that aspect of the report was discovered to be erroneous, as there was no trapped child.
A neighbor, who warned responders about the child who they said is usually home alone there, said they had forgotten that school had started.
Investigators say the fire broke out on a couch, and was likely caused by discarded smoking materials, but the cause remains under investigation.
The fire damage was contained to the living room, but the entire house sustained heavy smoke and heat damage.
No one was home at the time, and there were no injuries.