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Fire fatality remains under investigation, name not released


WILLMAR — The investigation by the Willmar Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s office into fire fatality discovered Tuesday morning is continuing, according to the Willmar Fire Chief.

“The whole thing is still under investigation,” Chief Gary Hendrickson said this afternoon, Hendrickson also noted that he would not officially confirm the identity of the person removed from the home until Friday.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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