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UPDATE: Names Released in Deadly House Fire Submitted: 01/31/2013
Story By WJFW News Team & The Associated Press

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TOWN OF SIGEL - We now know the names of the three people killed yesterday in a house fire near Stevens Point.

Janet and William Heiser, Sr. were both in their seventies.

They were killed along with their 38-year-old son, William Heiser, Jr.

Eight different fire department showed up at a home in the town of Sigel around 2:30 a.m.

The house was completely on fire when crews arrived.

The Wood County Sheriff's Department says the fire appears to be accidental.

They believe it started on the east side of the garage.

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