Body found inside burning Clark County home

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NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WEAU)-- One person is dead after a house fire in Clark County early Friday morning.

Photo from Clark County Sheriff's Office

The Clark County Sheriff's Office says it happened just after 1:00 a.m. in the Town of Dewhurst, which is southwest of Neillsville.

When deputies got there, the house was fully engulfed in flames.
Firefighters found the body of Alex Macha, 91, inside. Macha lived at the home and was the only person there at the time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice State Fire Marshal's Office has been requested to assist in the investigation.