- Associated Press - Sunday, April 19, 2015

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) - One person is dead after an early morning fire in an Eau Claire apartment building.

Crews were called to the burning four-plex just before 3 a.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke and some flames coming from the second floor of the building.

The Leader-Telegram (http://bit.ly/1Iuj7qu ) reports firefighters found the victim on the second floor. The person was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System and was later pronounced dead.

Firefighters had the blaze under control at about 4:30 a.m. Eau Claire fire inspectors, along with the state fire marshal’s office, are investigating.

Damage is estimated at $100,000.


Information from: Leader-Telegram, http://www.leadertelegram.com/



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