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3 family members killed in Wood Co. house fire

Published On: Jan 30 2013 11:58:34 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 30 2013 03:29:18 PM CST
TOWN OF SIGEL, Wis. -

The Wood County coroner said three family members have died in a house fire in the Town of Sigel.

Coroner Garry Kronstedt said an elderly couple and their adult son were killed in the early morning fire Wednesday. The Wood County Sheriff's Office said the victims were a 79-year-old man, a 72-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man.

Area fire departments were called to the house that was engulfed in flames about 2:30 a.m.

Firefighters from Vesper, Pittsville, Arpin, Rudolph, Grand Rapids, Nekoosa and Port Edwards responded to the house fire.

The Sheriff's Office said the cause of the fire remains under investigation. Names of the victims won't be released until relatives are notified.

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