Fatal morning structure fire remains under investigation
One person is reported dead following a structure fire this morning.
According to a press release issued by the Lincoln County Sheriffs Office Sunday evening, at 7:42 AM the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office’s 911 center received a report of a possible structure fire in the Town of Bradley north of Tomahawk. The incident was reported at the Clear Lake Condo’s N11445 County Rd A at 7:44 AM.
When emergency responders arrived on the scene they found that the lone occupant of the trailer home, a 77-year old Tomahawk woman had removed herself from the burning building and was being assisted by neighbors.
The woman was transported by Tomahawk EMS to Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital where she later died of her injuries from the fire. Two of the neighbors were checked on the scene by Oneida County Med 4, they refused transport.
Tomahawk Firefighters extinguished the blaze which was contained to the home. The cause is not known at this time but it is being investigated by the Tomahawk Fire Department who is consulting with the Wisconsin State Fire Marshall which is standard in fatal fires.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Tomahawk Fire Department, Tomahawk EMS and Oneida County EMS all responded to the scene.
The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of family.