Onekama woman dies in fire Friday

A 53-year-old Onekama woman, Leslee Heath, died Friday after a fire broke out at a home in Onekama Township. Manistee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched at 9:37 a home on the 5000 block of Eight Mile Road in Onekama Township after a 911 call to a structure fire. Two other residents of the home made it out and were sent to West Shore Medical Center and Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, respectively, for treatment. For more on this story, read the Saturday Aug. 13 edition of the News Advocate or visit


Posted by Sean Bradley

Sean is the city and cops and courts reporter for the News Advocate, he also is in charge of the entertainment and Reasons to Celebrate pages. He can be reached at (231) 398-3109 or

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