Dunn County Sheriff's Office
Fatal Fire - Town of New Haven
On March 26, 2023 at approximately 6:57 PM, the Dunn County Communication Center
received a call from an individual who advised of a structure fire at a residence with a person
still trapped in the residence. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Boyceville Fire
Department responded to scene at E971 1330th Ave in the Township of New Haven, Dunn
The residence was fully engulfed in fire upon the arrival of fire personnel. Boyceville Fire
Department along with Sand Creek Fire, Glenwood City Fire, Clear Lake Fire, Clayton Fire and
Prairie Farm Fire worked for several hours to extinguish the fire.
On March 27, 2023 the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office along with Boyceville Fire Department, the
State Fire Marshall’s Office and the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office located human
remains in the residence while processing the scene.
The cause and origin of the fire remains under investigation. The Medical Examiner’s Office
and Dunn County Sheriff’s Office are working to confirm the identity of the victim
Sheriff Kevin Bygd