UPDATE (WKOW) — Firefighters have recovered a body from the scene of a house fire in the town of Baraboo.
The Baraboo Fire Department confirmed in a press release that they had discovered a body in the ruins of the Terrytown Road home.
The body was discovered Friday after crews had been searching for one “unaccounted for” female person.
UPDATE (WKOW) — Authorities have released more information about the person missing in Friday morning’s Baraboo house fire.
Firefighters told 27 News the missing person is female and still unaccounted for.
It’s too early in the investigation to determine how the fire started.
Baraboo Police Chief Mark Schauf said the fire represents a good opportunity for people to start checking smoke detectors.
UPDATE (WKOW) — The Baraboo home involved in Friday morning’s fire is a complete loss, and authorities are still unsure of the whereabouts of one resident.
Firefighters are searching the debris of the ruined house for any sign of the missing person.
Baraboo Fire and several other depts. responded to a single-home house fire around 7am on Terrytown Rd. One person still unaccounted for, PIO says still investigating whether the person was in the home or not. pic.twitter.com/0LFsG6zNDw
— Emilee Fannon (@Emilee_WKOW) March 15, 2019
A representative for the Baraboo Fire Department told 27 News that crews are unsure if the person was in the home during the blaze or not.
BARABOO (WKOW) — One person is unaccounted for as fire crews respond to a structure fire near Baraboo, according to fire officials.
More than 30 firefighters are currently battling a fire at a single-family home on Terrytown Road, just east of Cornfield Road in the Town of Baraboo. Responding deputies indicated that the home was fully engulfed in flames, according to a news release.
Terrytown Road between Cornfield and Highway BD is shut down to anyone other than emergency traffic, officials say.
Fire officials say the fire is still under investigation and additional information will be released when available.
This is a developing story. 27 News has a crew on the way and will bring you the latest online and on-air.