Investigation : One Person Dead in a House Fire in Lander

Authorities are investigating that one person dead in a house fire in Lander .

The identity of the person who died in Wednesday’s fire has not yet been released.

Fire crews had responded around 5:30 a.m. to a report of smoke coming from the residence.

Chief of Lander’s volunteer fire department, Eric Siwik, says they found the victim dead inside the home before extinguishing the flames, which were contained to the structure.

The fire department is working with Lander police and the Wyoming State Fire Marshal’s Office to determine the cause of the blaze.