Fatal Fire

By: News Release
Jan 28th, 2019

On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 9:09 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a structure fire on Kress Lane, Paris Township. The Dickeyville / Paris Fire Department was paged to the scene and assisted by the Jamestown, Lancaster, Cuba City and Potosi Fire Departments. Weiderholt Excavating also assisted at the scene. Once the fire was contained a body was discovered inside the residence. The investigation revealed the fire started from a wood stove which was inside the residence. The victim's name is being held until the autopsy is complete and proper identification is made.