A 76-year-old man died after his mobile home caught fire in the Village of Coon Valley Monday morning.
The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office says a neighbor called in the fire at George Faber's home at 104 Viking Street at about 9:45 a.m. Faber died in the fire.
Authorities say firefighters had to break into the mobile home to put out the fire. At this time, there is no word on where the fire started or what cause it. The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and the Coon Valley Police Department are still investigating the fire and death.
The Coon Valley Fire Department, Coon Valley EMS, Tri-State Ambulance, Stoddard-Bergen Fire Departmetn, Westby Fire Department, and the Coon Valley Police Department assisted the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office with this incident.