No smoke detectors in home prior to fatal fire

Charlie Campa, 4, was killed in a house fire in Holland Township on May 4, 2015.

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Detectives have determined the origin of Monday’s fatal house fire in Holland Township.

The fire started after 1 a.m. Monday at the home in the 12000 block of N. Bellwood Drive. There were four adults and a 4-your-old boy inside the home when the fire started. The boy, Charile Campa, was not able to make it out of the home.

Investigators have also determined there were no working smoke detectors in the home at the time of the fire.

Ottawa County Sherriff’s Department detectives determined the fire’s origin was outside of the house on the rear deck, possibly from a charcoal grill or the deck which had been used as a smoking spot.

The cause will officially be “undetermined.” There are no indications of arson or anything suspicious at this time.

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