A person has died as the result of an early morning house fire on Main Street in Marinette.  Police say they were dispatched to assist the Marinette Fire Department for a structure fire at 1215 Main Street. Upon arrival, the building was engulfed in flames, and the building was evacuated.  Firefighters were able to enter the building and extinguish the flames.  Firefighters also discovered a deceased human body inside the building.  Police say the name of the victim will be withheld until a positive identification is made and the family is notified.

Responding to the scene were fire departments from Marinette, Menominee, Peshtigo, Town of Peshtigo, Aurora Medical Center Paramedics, Emergency Rescue Squad, Red Cross, Wisconsin State Fire Marshal’s Office, Marinette County Medical Examiner’s Office, Wisconsin Public Service, and the Marinette Police Department.