Victims in fatal Wisconsin house fire identified

By KBJR News 1

Victims in fatal Wisconsin house fire identified

December 20, 2013 Updated Dec 20, 2013 at 5:42 PM CST

Mercer, WI (NNCNOW.com) - Authorities have identified the two victims of a fatal fire in northwestern Wisconsin on Wednesday night.

37-year-old Shawn Gehr and 24-year-old Shawn Spencer died in the blaze on Old Highway 51 Road in the Town of Mercer.

When firefighters arrived on scene, the house was engulfed in flames.
Fire Chief Steve Altman says the wood stove in the home is to blame for the deadly blaze.

The state fire marshal, however, is still investigating the fire.

Raeanna Marnati
rmarnati@kbjr.com

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