Woman Dies in Midland House Fire

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland County woman is dead after flames tore through her Midland County home on Friday morning.

Firefighters were called to a home in the 3300 block of Perry Street.

When crews arrived at the scene, the house was fully involved.

63-year-old Kay Menefield got trapped in the burning house.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four others managed to escape the flames.

The Fire Marshal believes it was sparked by an overloaded circuit or wire.