Fountain City man dies after leaving burning building

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BUFFALO COUNTY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Buffalo County Sheriff’s department says a man died after leaving a burning building overnight.

Crews were called to the home on the main street in downtown Fountain City around midnight. The two occupants, a 62-year-old man from Kenosha and a 25-year-old man, were found outside the home without obvious injuries.  

A short time after exiting the building, the older man suffered a medical emergency and could not be revived.

The building is considered a total loss. Officials say the fire does not look to be suspicious.

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