Wisconsin Justice Department investigating fatal house fire

(Associated Press)
Published: Mar. 20, 2022 at 9:32 AM CDT
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VILLAGE OF UNION CENTER, Wis. (WMTV) - The state Department of Justice is investigating a house fire in Juneau County that left one person dead.

According to the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, the Juneau County Communications Center was notified of the fire at around 7:35 a.m. Saturday.

Crews from Union Center, Elroy, Hillsboro, and Wonewoc were paged for report of two individuals possibly inside the home.

Firefighters received initial reports that two people were inside the home. One of them was found safely in the city of Elroy. The other was found dead in the house. That person’s identity hasn’t been released.

The state Justice Department and the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire and the person’s death.

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