Fatal house fire in Bay City

A man was killed and his wife badly hurt in an overnight house fire in Bay City.

The fire happened on East Hart Street late last night just before midnight.

Authorities say an elderly couple were inside the home when the fire started.

Fire officials say an 81-year-old man died. The cause of his death is under investigation.

The woman was taken to a Bay City hospital with serious injuries including smoke inhalation and burns.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The names of the victims are not being released at this time.