(LENA, WI)– Authorities have recovered two bodies after a suspicious fire in northeastern Wisconsin. Oconto County sheriff’s officials say the fire was reported in a manufactured home west of Lena around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. Officials have ruled the fire suspicious. The home was engulfed in flames when the Lena Fire Department arrived. While the blaze was being extinguished, firefighters found a body immediately next to the structure and a second body inside the home. The state fire marshal and the Wisconsin Department of Justice are among agencies investigating the fire along with local firefighters and department administrators.
A husband and wife were found dead after a house fire in Oconto County, according to the Sheriff’s Office. On Wednesday, the agency identified the victims as Dennis Fry, 47, and Karen Fry, 48. The cause of death remains under investigation. The fire happened at approximately 3:25 a.m. Tuesday on Beschta Lane in the Town of Lena. Lena firefighters found the home engulfed in flames. The Oconto County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene by controlling traffic. The Lena Fire Department was able to suppress the fire and contained the fire to the home. While battling the fire they located a body outside of the structure, and later they found a body in a bedroom in the structure.” Officials confirm no one else was in the home at the time of the fire. “Based on the fire chief’s investigation, the fire is being ruled suspicious. Oconto Sheriff’s Office officials are investigating the incident.