Update: House Fire in Clinton Claims the Life of Resident

This story has been provided courtesy of Mid America Live

We have been notified by the family of the victim in Saturday morning’s structure fire in Clinton at 1603 North Water Street, Lot #67 that the victim, Mr. Michael Sites, has passed away. Mr. Sites passed Thursday afternoon, surrounded by his family.

Clinton fire crews were notified of a possible occupant still in the home upon their arrival to the fire early Saturday morning, August 8th. A search and rescue team entered the home immediately in zero visibility conditions and located Mr. Sites in the home, unconscious. The rescue team immediately removed Mr. Sites from the home.

Upon removal, Mr. Sites was unresponsive, however he was breathing and had a pulse. Fire Department EMT’s and GVMH Ambulance crew members tended to Mr. Sites’ immediate life threats and EMS crew members immediately transferred him to an urgent care facility in Kansas City with severe burns to a majority of his body.