One Dead in Willmar Fire 17 Sep 13

One person died in a fire in Willmar this morning (Tuesday).

The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

KWLM reports at 6:50 a.m. a passer-by noticed smoke coming from the roof of a house in the 1200 block of Southeast Willmar Avenue.

The fire department responded and battled the fire for about an hour and a half.

Once inside, firefighters discovered the victim’s body.

Details have not been released.

The state fire marshal’s office is assisting in the investigation.