Two people dead in Oconto County fire

Posted: 2:43 PM, May 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-15 19:43:12Z

Fire officials say two people died in a fire in the town of Lena.

Early Tuesday morning, several departments responded to Beschta Lane in the town of Lena for a reported structure fire in a manufactured home.

Officials say the home was engulfed in flames when they arrive.

It is believed that the residents were at home and had not escaped.

As crews put the fire out, firefighters located a body next to the home and later found a body inside.

Officials have ruled the fire suspicious and the investigation is ongoing.

More information will be released as it becomes available.