State arson unit investigating fatal fire in Langlade County


LANGLADE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) – State arson investigators are looking into a fatal fire in northwestern Langlade County.

On Monday night, emergency crews were called to the report of a barn fire at N7688 County Highway H, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Crews arrived on scene to find a barn and a home engulfed in flames.

After the fire was out, crews discovered a body inside the home.

The State of Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation arson unit was called to the scene.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the identity and cause of death.

Firefighters were called to the scene at 7:45 p.m.