Fremont County law enforcement has confirmed two people are dead as the result of a house fire in Shoshoni Sunday morning.
Just after 6:00 a.m. on December 9th the Shoshoni Fire Department was dispatched to a house in the 100 block of 5th Street. The house was located near the former Shoshoni High School building, directly across from the old football field.
According to Fremont County Fire District Chief Craig Haslam, firefighters from Shoshoni’s Batallion 14, Missouri Valley’s Batallion 4, and Riverton’s Battalion 1 helped fight the fire. He said roughly 16 firefighters responded. Fremont County Sheriff’s were also on scene.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Wyoming State Fire Marshall.
The identities of the deceased have not yet been released.