Deputies: Woman killed in Comstock Twp. motel fire

Comstock Township fatal motel fire
Crews work at the scene of a fatal motel fire in Comstock Township (Nov. 18, 2017)


COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman was killed in a motel fire in Comstock Township early Saturday, authorities say.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 46-year-old Aimee Sue Lambert of Kalamazoo, formerly of Nebraska.

The fire broke out at 2:50 a.m. at the Comstock Motor Court Motel at 6302 King Highway, near E. Michigan Avenue.

Authorities say the cause of the fire is under investigation; however, it appears to be accidental.

The American Red Cross was on scene helping displaced residents. Witnesses saw flames coming from the door of one of the motel rooms.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 269.383.8821 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.