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One Dies In Burlington House Fire

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that one person has died in yesterday’s fire in the Town of Burlington. According to a statement, 29-year old Tyler Werlein was transported to Burlington Memorial Hospital after being pulled form the fire, and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The Sheriff’s Office says that foul play is not suspected. Just after 1:15 PM Wednesday, firefighters and police were dispatched to a home on Spring Drive in the 3000 block. Deputies arrived first and observed heavy smoke and flames in the structure. The doors to the residence were locked and deputies were unable to make entry. Nearby residents were evacuated from their homes and police maintained a perimeter around the area. Both Burlington fire departments extinguished the fire. The Investigations Bureau and Fire Task Force are investigating the fire.

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