LA CROSSE Wisc. (WLAX/WEUX) – A 29-year-old La Crosse man is charged with arson following a house fire Wednesday on Onalaska court in La Crosse. Brandon Helke is accused of starting his father’s home on fire following a domestic incident.
One dog died in the fire. According to the criminal complaint, Brandon was frustrated with his dad for not financially helping him. He faces eight other charges in addition to the arson charge.