Man dies in Christmas Day house fire in Lyndon

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TOWN OF LYNDON, Wis. (AP) -- Juneau County officials are investigating a Christmas Day fire that killed a 61-year-old man.

According to a county sheriff's department news release, a passerby reported the fire at about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Lyndon, about five miles north of Wisconsin Dells.

Sheriff Brent Oleson says several people entered the house to get the resident out but he later died from his injuries.

The victim's name has not been released pending notification of relatives.

The Lyndon Station and Wisconsin Dells fire departments assisted at the scene.