Fatal Fire In Town Of Black Wolf

State and local authorities are investigating a fire that took the life of a 64-year-old Town of Black Wolf man late Monday night. Winnebago County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Steve Verweil says the fire at 4219 Highway 45 South was called in shortly after 10:30 p.m. The home was totally engulfed in flames when deputies arrived. After knocking the blaze down firefighters found a body. Verweil says they are getting some help from the state in investigating the fatal fire. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is aiding in the investigation. The man killed in the fire has been identified as 64-year-old Harold Dekarske. No one was injured fighting the fire.