Cause unlikely to be determined following deadly fire in Neillsville

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NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WSAW)— Neillsville Fire Chief Matt Meyer said it’s unlikely a cause will be determined following a deadly Neillsville fire, given the fire's extensive damage.

The fire was reported around 3 a.m. Monday at home on the 100 block of E. 12 Street.

Meyer said the victim is a man who was approximately 55 years old. His name has not yet been released.

WEAU-TV reports a neighbor called reporting the home was engulfed. The fire was under control in about 20 minutes.