UPDATE: Jail Administrator, Husband Die in House Fire

UPDATED: Thursday, February, 14, 2013 --- 10:25 a.m.

RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman who died in a house fire with her husband was the Oneida County Jail administrator.

Sheriff Grady Hartman says 53-year-old Kaye Juel has been jail administrator in Oneida County since 1994. She and her 55-year-old husband, Mark Juel, were found dead Tuesday after fire destroyed their house about 20 miles west of Rhinelander.

The sheriff's department says a preliminary investigation shows no signs of criminal activity.
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UPDATED Wednesday, February 13, 2013 --- 3:30 p.m.

HARSHAW, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities have confirmed a husband and wife died in a fire that destroyed their home in rural Oneida County.

The sheriff's office says autopsies positively identified the victims as 55-year-old Mark Juel and 53-year-old Kaye Juel of Harshaw.

Crews found their bodies Tuesday after the fire destroyed the large house about 20 miles west of Rhinelander.

Firefighters arrived to find the house engulfed in flames. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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UPDATED Tuesday, February 12, 2013 --- 6:57 p.m.

TOWN OF CASSIAN, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities have found two bodies in the ruins of a large house destroyed by fire in rural Oneida County.

Crews were called just before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to the house about 20 miles west of Rhinelander. When firefighters arrived, they found the house engulfed in flames.

Sheriff's Lt. Lloyd Gauthier says authorities believe the couple who lived at the home may have died in the fire. Their vehicles were found in the garage, but the husband and wife could not be found.

During their investigation, authorities found two human remains in the house. Autopsies are being scheduled.

The state fire marshal's office is helping local authorities investigate.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2013 --- 2:43 p.m.

TOWN OF CASSIAN, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities believe a husband and wife may have died in a fire that destroyed their home in rural Oneida County.

Crews were called just before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to the large house about 20 miles west of Rhinelander. When firefighters arrived, they found the house engulfed in flames.

Sheriff's Lt. Lloyd Gauthier says authorities believe the couple who lived at the home may have died in the fire. Their vehicles were found in the garage, but the couple has not been found.

The state fire marshal's office is helping local authorities investigate.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press


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