One Dead In Ashland Home Fire

By KBJR News 1

One Dead In Ashland Home Fire

May 13, 2013 Updated May 13, 2013 at 11:50 AM CDT

Ashland, WI (NNCNOW.com) One person is dead after a house fire in the City of Ashland over the weekend.

According to the Ashland Daily Press, fire officials arrived to home on 15th Ave. West around 5:30, Sunday morning.

When fire fighters arrived, the wood home was 75 percent engulfed in flames.

Fire also damaged a portion of a nearby garage on the property.

Efforts to put out the flames were complicated when a hydrant failed on a nearby Avenue.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The name of the deceased has not been released, pending identification of the victim and notification of family members.