1/8 Fatal Fire in Town of Jackson

Tuesday morning at approximately 8:04 am the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency call from a resident at 3115 Maple Road in the Town of Jackson. The caller reported flames and smoke coming from inside a detached garage.  Numerous fire departments were dispatched to the scene including the Town of Jackson and Slinger. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze. Upon initial investigation, responding units discovered an 88 year old male deceased inside the garage. It is believed the victim had been in the garage working to start a car when a fire started inside that garage.  The structure received smoke damage and one vehicle was destroyed by fire. An investigation into the fire and the death of the man is being conducted by the Washington County Medical Examiner’s Office.  There is no sign of foul play at this time. An autopsy will be completed on the victim.
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