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Deadly Fire in Chippewa Falls

By: Mary Rinzel
By: Mary Rinzel

One man is dead after a house fire in downtown Chippewa Falls this morning.
Fire Chief Tom Larson says they received a report of a home on 2nd Ave. fully engulfed at 3:15 this morning.
When the department arrived five minutes later, the roof had already collapsed.
Larson says when the crew was knocking down the fire, they found one person who is confirmed dead.
The fire remains under investigation.
Damages are estimated at $75,000.


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