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1 person dead in mobile home fire

Published On: May 14 2013 07:00:44 AM CDT

COON VALLEY, Wis. -

Authorities said one person has died in a mobile home fire in Vernon County.

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

Lt. Scott Bjerkos told WXOW-TV investigators are focusing on an electrical heater as a possible source of the fire.

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