One dead in house fire in town of Franklin in Kewaunee County
A 71-year-old man was found dead in a house that was destroyed by fire early Friday morning in the town of Franklin.
The Kewaunee County Sheriff's Department said it received a call reporting the fire at 1:05 a.m. Friday at a single-family dwelling at N1939 Wochos Road. Responding deputies found the house fully engulfed by the blaze. The Tisch Mills, Carlton and Denmark fire departments responded to extinguish the fire.
Information given to the sheriff's department indicated the house had one occupant at the time of the fire, and that person could not immediately be accounted for.
The man's body was found inside the house at 11:33 a.m. Friday.
The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's office.
Contact Christopher Clough at 920-741-7952, 920-562-8900 or [email protected].
This article originally appeared on Green Bay Press Gazette: One dead in house fire in town of Franklin in Kewaunee County