One dead following apartment fire in Waupun; cause under investigation

WAUPUN (WITI) -- An overnight apartment fire in Dodge County has left one person dead.

The Waupun Fire Department on Thursday night, May 14th responded to the scene of an apartment fire on Brown Street. The call came in around 9:53 p.m.

When crews arrived on scene, smoke was coming from the window of a first-floor apartment. Firefighters were able to knock down the flames within 30 minutes of getting on scene.

One person was killed in the fire.

Officials say eight apartments were affected  -- and 17 people have been displaced.

The cause of the fire is known and remains under investigation.

No additional details have been released -- including the identity of the victim or the amount of damage sustained.