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Knob Hill fire investigation completed with no determined cause

Knobb Hill Apartments total loss after fire
Posted at 6:49 PM, Jan 31, 2023

OKEMOS, Mich. — The Meridian Township Fire Department has closed the Knob Hill Apartment fire investigation with no determined cause for the fire.

The fire broke out in the apartments on Dec. 21, 2022, in the 2300 building. Meridian Township Fire Marshall Tavis Millerov determined the fire started in a couch in a garden-level apartment but does not suspect any suspicious activity.

The fire completely destroyed the building along with a second attached building at 2314 Knob Hill.

52-year-old Raymond Naseef was found dead inside one of the buildings.

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Although the investigation is now closed, anyone with information regarding this incident is being asked to contact the Meridian Township Fire Department at 517-853-4700, the Meridian Township Police Department at 517-853-4800 or submit an anonymous tip using the private message option on the department’s social media accounts.

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