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Barry County woman dies in mobile home fire

ORANGEVILLE (WKZO) -- An elderly woman died early Thursday in a Barry County mobile home fire. Authorities identified the victim as 81-year old Wanda Cooper.

The Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to Cooper’s residence on Circle Inn Drive in Orangeville Township around 2 a.m. on the report of an abandoned 911 call. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the structure on the south side of Gun Lake fully engulfed in flames.

Cooper was found deceased inside the home and family members confirmed she was the sole occupant of the residence. A State Fire Marshall officer is continuing to investigate the cause of the blaze.