UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal fire in the Town of Hale

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WHITEHALL, Wis. (WEAU)-- The Trempealeau County Sheriff's office has identified the victim as 86-year-old Richard Morchinek of Whitehall.


One man has died after a fatal barn fire in the Town of Hale according to the Trempealeau County Sheriff's office.

A 86 year old male started a brush fire and his clothes started on fire. The fire spread to the barn, and that then caught on fire.

The burn victim was flown to Regents Hospital in St. Paul for his injuries and died at 11:30 p.m.