Town of Tomah man killed in fire

Published On: Dec 13 2012 05:18:34 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 13 2012 05:18:00 AM CST
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Monroe County authorities are investigating a late night fire that left a Town of Tomah man dead.

The call came in just after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, about a fire at 25097 Grain Avenue.

The woman calling told dispatch she couldn't find her husband.

Firefighters from the Oakdale/La Grange Fire Department searched the home and found the 50-year-old man in the basement.

Emergency crews tried to revive him. He was taken to Tomah Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Names are being withheld until family can be notified.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department says foul play is not suspected.

The fire is under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff's Department and the Oakdale/La Grange Fire Department.