Dane County Sheriff’s Office investigates fatal fire in Town of Blue Mounds


TOWN OF BLUE MOUNDS (WKOW) -- The Dane County Sheriff's office is investigating a fatal fire that happened Wednesday in the Town of Blue Mounds.

The sheriff's office says their deputies, along with Mount Horeb Police and fire departments from Mt. Horeb, Verona, Belleville, Cross Plains, and Blanchardville were called to the fire on W. Erbe Road around 11:45 p.m.

A citizen driving by called 911 to report flames coming from the home. Upon arrival, emergency responders found the home fully engulfed by flames.

While investigating the scene on Thursday, human remains were recovered. The sheriff's office did not clarify how many people were inside at the time of the fire.

The home is considered a total loss.

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