Lincoln County fire claims one life
For the Star Journal
TOWN OF PINE RIVER – A structure fire in the town of Pine River in Lincoln County Dec. 17 morning claimed the life of one person. Just before 6 a.m. Dec. 17 Sheriff’s Office personnel and the Pine River Fire Department responded to a 911 call of a house fire on State Rd. 64, east of Merrill. Flames were seen coming out of the windows of the residence.
One occupant, William H. Ohlmann, 71, was located inside the home and was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.