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UPDATE: Sheboygan house fire victim identified

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TUESDAY 3/3/2020 4:39 p.m.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) – The Sheboygan Police Department has released the name of the man who was found dead from a house fire in Sheboygan on Monday night.

The man has been identified as 44-year-old Russell L. Doxtator III of Sheboygan.

Officials say the cause of the fire still remains under investigation.

Original Story: One dead following Sheboygan house fire

TUESDAY 3/3/2020 6:17 a.m.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) – One person is dead after a house fire in Sheboygan on Monday night, according to the Sheboygan Fire Department.

Crews were dispatched to the 400 block of Michigan Avenue shortly before 10 p.m. for a residential building fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy fire coming from the second floor of the building. Crews entered the building to extinguish the fire and found one person inside. That victim was treated on scene before being transported to a hospital where they later died.

Photos courtesy Sheboygan Fire

Sheboygan Fire says two people are without a home because of this fire, which caused an estimated $70,000 in damages.

One firefighter was treated on scene for injuries. Sheboygan Fire was assisted by the Town of Sheboygan, the City of Sheboygan Falls, Kohler, and Cedar Grove.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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