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One Person Killed in Black River Falls Fire

Monday, June 16th, 2014 -- 8:17 AM

-One person has died after a fire in Black River Falls on Sunday evening.

According to the Black River Falls Fire Department, the fire occurred just after 9pm at a home on Fillmore Street in the city of Black River Falls.

The department received a report of smoke coming from the home and that one person was believed to be inside.

When the department arrived, fire was venting out a large window as was heavy black smoke. The department did locate an individual inside the home, but unfortunately the resident was already deceased.

There is heavy fire damage to the home, owned by Norman and Maggie Johnson, as well as heat and smoke damage.

No firefighters were injured in the incident.

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