Marinette Police report a fatality in a structure fire on Friday afternoon. At approximately 1:30pm, Marinette County Dispatch received multiple 911 calls of a structure fire at 223 Terrace Avenue. The Marinette Fire Department, along with firefighters from Menominee and the Town of Peshtigo, were called to the scene. Police say a 54-year-old woman was located inside the residence and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name is being withheld pending family notification. There is an ongoing investigation, and the Marinette Police Department is working with the Marinette Fire Department, Marinette County Sheriff’s Office, and the State Fire Marshall to determine the cause and origin of the fire. If anyone has any information regarding the fire, they are asked to contact the Marinette Police Department.
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