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Update: Name release in fatal structure fire in Town of New Haven

UPDATE 5/24/2023: The victim from this fire has been confirmed to be Dennis Miller, Sr., through DNA analysis.

On March 26, 2023, at approximately 6:57 PM, the Dunn County Communication Center received a call from an individual who advised of a structure fire at a residence with a person still trapped in the residence. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Boyceville Fire Department responded to scene at E971 1330th Ave in the Township of New Haven, Dunn County, Wisconsin.

The residence was fully engulfed in fire upon the arrival of fire personnel. Boyceville Fire Department along with Sand Creek Fire, Glenwood City Fire, Clear Lake Fire, Clayton Fire and Prairie Farm Fire worked for several hours to extinguish the fire. On March 27, 2023, the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office along with Boyceville Fire Department, the State Fire Marshall’s Office and the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office located human remains in the residence while processing the scene.

The cause and origin of the fire remains under investigation. The Medical Examiner’s Office and Dunn County Sheriff’s Office are working to confirm the identity of the victim.

Press release from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office.

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