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Posted on: July 18, 2019

UPDATED: Man pronounced dead after Bristol house fire

July 19, 2019, UPDATE:

The victim in this fire that was removed from the home was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The victim has been identified as James C. Weiss a 67-year-old resident of the Village of Bristol. A 41-year-old female who was also at the home was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The fire is not suspicious in nature. The cause of the fire is still being investigated and is unknown at this time.


On July 18, 2019, at approximately 11:14 AM the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department along with multiple county fire departments responded to 19206 – 101st Street for a report of a home on fire. Initial reports advised flames could be seen from outside of the home. The fire has been extinguished and the scene is currently being investigated. The cause of the fire at this time is unknown.

Multiple fire departments from the area responded to this incident including departments from the Village of Bristol, Village of Salem Lakes, Village of Somers, Village of Pleasant Prairie, Village of Twin Lakes, Village of Antioch, City of Kenosha, Town of Paris, Town of Randall, and Newport Township.

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