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1 person dead in mobile home fire


COON VALLEY (WKOW) – Authorities say one person has died in a mobile home fire in Vernon County on Monday.

Sheriff's officials say 76-year-old George Faber was killed when the blaze swept his home in Coon Valley, a small village about 10 miles southeast of La Crosse.

According to our affiliate, WXOW-TV, Lt. Scott Bjerkos says investigators are focusing on an electrical heater as a possible source for the fire.

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