Man found dead in Mount Horeb house fire

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MOUNT HOREB, Wis. (AP) -- A Mount Horeb man was found dead after firefighters extinguished a a house fire.

Officials say firefighters were called to the Mount Horeb residence shortly before noon Wednesday. The call initially came in as a structure fire and firefighters later learned a man was possibly trapped inside the home.

Authorities say the victim was the only one in the house.

Mutual aid was provided by Verona and Barneveld firefighters.