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Man dies in Spooner house fire

EVERGREEN TOWNSHIP, WI-- An 84-year old man died in a house fire in northwest Wisconsin Monday morning.

On Wednesday, authorities identified the victim as Samuel Miller.

The Spooner Fire Department responded to a fire at Miller's home at W7814 Keller Road in Evergreen Township at 5 a.m. Monday.

When the fire department arrived, they noticed Miller's vehicle and dog were on the property.

Damage made it difficult for firefighters to enter the structure.

Once the fire was controlled, crews brought in equipment to remove the debris and began searching for Miller.

Authorities had found Miller, who was deceased, around 4 p.m. Monday.

According to Spooner Fire officials, he was heating his home with portable heaters at the time of the fire.

Austin Haskins

Meteorologist/Web Producer

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