Markesan man identified as house fire victim

GREEN LAKE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) – A man who died in a Sunday house fire has been identified as Justin G. Lewis of Markesan.

The Green Lake County Sheriff's Office says foul play is not suspected in the death of the 29-year-old.

At 1:14 Sunday morning, dispatchers received a call reporting a fire W2081 Tuleta Hill Rd.

Deputies arrived 12 minutes later and found the home in flames.

A search team found Lewis in the home. He was later pronounced dead.

A GoFundMe says the home was destroyed. Lewis and his family were renting the home, and they did not have renter's insurance.

The online fundraiser is asking for monetary donations for the family, which includes three children.

The family also needs clothing, furniture, toiletries, bedding and housewares.

Click here for information on how and where to donate.

The Wisconsin State Fire Marshall’s Office and the Green Lake County Detectives are investigating the cause of the fire.