Body found inside burning garage on northside of La Crosse

One person was found inside the garage and was pronounced deceased at the scene

LA CROSSE, Wis (WKBT) – The La Crosse Fire Department responded to a fire for a detached garage in the rear of 924 Caledonia Street.

The first crews arrived within 5 minutes and found a 2 car garage with heavy fire and smoke coming from the entry door.

One person was found inside the garage and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The fire was extinguished and under control within 10 minutes of the crews arriving.

The fire did not extend to other houses or structures.

Tri-State Ambulance, La Crosse PD, La Crosse County Emergency Dispatch, and Xcel Energy assisted on the call.

The Incident is currently under investigation by La Crosse Fire and La Crosse Police investigators.