May 01, 2016: SHERIFF'S SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE
On 5/01/2016 at 4:00 AM, the New Glarus Fire Department was dispatched to a residential fire at N8517 Badger Road, (Town of York) Blanchardville, WI. Upon arrival, the structure was found fully engulfed and the roof had collapsed. The Green County Sheriff’s Office, Blanchardville Fire Department, and Mount Horeb Fire Department assisted. Subsequently, the body of a 37-year-old male was recovered from the home. The State Fire Marshal and Green County Coroner were summoned to the scene.
The fire remains under investigation. The identity of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of family members.
Authorized by: Sheriff Mark A. Rohloff