BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — A woman in her 80s has died and a man in his 90s was injured in a house fire in Beaver Dam.
The fire was reported after 10 p.m. Thursday, and the initial call said victims were trapped in the basement. Fire Chief Alan Mannel says Dodge County Deputies arrived to the house to find heavy smoke and fire on the first floor.
The woman was pulled from the home by a deputy, but she later died at the hospital. The man was able to get out of the house on his own, and was also taken to a hospital where he was being treated for injuries that are not life-threatening.
The cause of the fire is being investigated by the sheriff’s office and the state fire marshal.