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House fire kills Rhinelander man, injures woman Wednesday

Fatal fire graphic.
Fatal fire graphic.

RHINELANDER, WI (WSAU) -  A man is dead after a fire Wednesday in Rhinelander. 

Firefighters responded to a 9-1-1 call in the 200 block of Maple Street at 10:42 a.m to find a man trapped in the house, and an injured woman outside They could not reach the victim in time to rescue him.

It took over an hour for The Rhinelander and Pelican Fire Departments to put out the blaze. The state fire marshal has been called in to help determined what caused the fire. The victims’ names have not been released. The woman’s current medical condition has also been withheld.