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1 dead in Ironwood fire

 

February 22, 2018

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

Firefighters work to control a massive fire on Aurora Street in downtown Ironwood as the sun rises Wednesday morning. See Page 8 for more photos.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - A downtown Ironwood fire that destroyed two buildings Wednesday is also responsible for a loss of life.

Ironwood Public Safety Director Gregory Klecker confirmed a single fatality as the result of the early morning fire that destroyed 102 E. Aurora St. - the home of Chelsi's Corner boutique and apartments above it - and an adjoining building to the east.

"All that we have right now is one confirmed fatality. That's all we know at this point," Klecker said at a press conference mid-morning Wednesday on the corner of Aurora and Lowell...



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