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Authorities identify man killed in fire near Markesan

GREEN LAKE COUNTY (WKOW) — Authorities have identified the man who died in a house fire near Markesan on Sunday.

According to Green Lake County sheriff’s officials, Justin G. Lewis, 29, was killed in the fire.

The fire was reported around 1 a.m. on Feb. 10 at a home on Tuleta Hill Road in the town of Green Lake.

Authorities say firefighters had a hard time getting in to rescue the victim because the fire was so big. Once they got inside, they found Lewis had died. He lived in the home.

Investigators are still looking into how the fire started, but they do not suspect foul play.

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