Person dies in fire at seniors’ apartment complex in Oconomowoc

One person died Saturday in a fire at a seniors’ apartment complex in Oconomowoc, according to the Western Lakes Fire District. The fire started around 2:45 p.m. at Hickoryview Commons. When firefighters arrived, they saw flames coming from a second floor apartment window. The building was evacuated. When firefighters searched the building, they found a resident dead inside the apartment where the fire started. There were no other injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it does not appear suspicious, the Western Lakes Fire District said. Hartland and Merton Fire Departments responded to the scene of the blaze.

One person died Saturday in a fire at a seniors’ apartment complex in Oconomowoc, according to the Western Lakes Fire District.

The fire started around 2:45 p.m. at Hickoryview Commons.

When firefighters arrived, they saw flames coming from a second floor apartment window.

The building was evacuated.

When firefighters searched the building, they found a resident dead inside the apartment where the fire had started.

There were no other injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it does not appear suspicious, the Western Lakes Fire District said.

Hartland and Merton Fire Departments responded to the scene of the blaze.