Early Morning Fire in Town of Dunn - One Pronounced Dead at Scene


INCIDENT #:​D22-00776​

SUBJECT:​Structure Fire

AUTHORIZED BY:​Sheriff Kevin Bygd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ------------------------------------------------

On May 11, 2022, at approximately 1:58 AM, the Dunn County Communication Center received a call from an individual who advised of a structure fire at a residence. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Menomonie Fire Department responded to the incident address of N2910 370th Street in the Township of Dunn, Dunn County, Wisconsin.

Upon arrival, the single story home was a fully involved working structure fire. It was quickly reported that an individual was trapped inside the residence. Another individual was able to get out of the residence prior to the fire department’s arrival.

The Menomonie Fire Department was able to locate the individual and extricated the individual from the residence. Once outside the residence, life saving measures were performed but the individual succumbed to their injuries. The individual was pronounced deceased on scene. An autopsy is being conducted at the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office this morning.

The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation. The name of the deceased individual will not be released, at this time, pending family notification.

Assisting with the incident was the Menomonie Fire Department, the Elmwood Fire Department and the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Sheriff Kevin Bygd