Hazel Park, MI House Fire, Mar 1985

Oakland County Sheriff Arson Investigator Dave Pement has no idea how 82 year old Ethel Durand died, Pement said it was the strangest fire death he has ever seen. Injuries were more severe than the fire. The fire burned through a rug, linoleum and wood floor, consumed the tissue and bone between Ethel's pelvis to knees and left the other area of the body untouched, A small cooking fire was found and Ethel had heart problems and may have suffered a heart attack fires.