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One person killed in Clark County house fire


Clark County (WQOW) - One person is dead after a house fire in the Township of Dewhurst at N459 Arnold Creek Road in Clark County.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office received a call shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Friday December 29th, 2017, of a house fire.

When deputies arrived, the house was engulfed in flames. Members of the Hatfield Area Fire Department arrived and discovered the home owner, Alex F. Macha, 91, dead inside the burnt home.

The Hatfield Area Fire Department responded to the scene with the Black River Falls Fire and Ambulance Service, Neillsville Area Fire Department and the Clark County Sheriff’s and Coroner’s Office. The Wisconsin Department of Justice State Fire Marshal’s Office has been requested to assist in this investigation.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Police believe Macha was the only one at the residence at the time of the fire.

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