WEAU | Eau Claire, Wisconsin | News

Fatal Fire in Winona

By: December 16, 2004
By: December 16, 2004

A mother and her ten-year-old daughter are dead in an apartment fire in Winona.

Police Chief Frank Pomeroy says the fire was reported at the Sugar Loaf Apartments shortly before 3:30 this morning. He said emergency personnel pulled the 29-year-old woman and her daughter from their apartment but efforts to revive them failed.

Pomeroy said the victims were the only occupants of the apartment. Their names haven't been released.

The police chief said both suffered burns and smoke inhalation.

One firefighter was treated at the hospital but no other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire hasn't been determined, but Pomeroy says arson is not suspected


WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 1149952 - weau.com/a?a=1149952