LEROY TWP. — A 73-year-old Osceola County man is dead after house fire on Tuesday.

The fire happened Tuesday afternoon in Leroy at 19627 Leroy Road, where Eugene Donovan, was unable to escape and perished in the fire. Officials say the victim’s 72-year-old wife, Beverly, escaped uninjured from the burning home. The cause of the fire is undetermined.

Michigan State Troopers, 6th District Fire Investigation Unit and the MSP Arson Canine were called to determine the cause of the fire. Osceola County EMS and the American Red Cross also assisted.