One dead following Fairview house fire
One person is dead following a early morning house fire in Fairview Thursday, Feb. 1. The deceased individual’s identity is being withheld due to allow for family notification.
According to Brown County Sheriff John Merchant, at approximately 5:20 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, a structure fire was reported at 2144 Dewberry Road near Fairview. After fire departments from Fairview, Morrill, Powhattan, Horton, Kickapoo and Hiawatha battled the fire for several hours, a body was discovered.
Town and Country Ambulance, Squad 48, Sac and Fox Police department, as well as the Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded. The Fire Marshal’s Office was contacted and is investigating the cause of the fire.