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Fatal island house fire in Wisconsin

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WATERFORD, Wis. (AP) -- Racine County sheriff's officials say one man has died in a house fire on a Fox River island in Waterford.

Sheriff's Lt. Dan Klatt says firefighters were dispatched to Fox Isle Park Drive about 6 a.m. Thursday. Klatt says a frantic caller told a dispatcher that several people were unable to get out of the burning house. Klatt tells The Journal Times that everyone eventually made it out, except for one man who died.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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