The district is working with the State Fire Marshal's Office on making proper notifications before releasing the identity of the victim.

Sunrise Beach fire officials have confirmed one civilian fatality in a residential structure fire overnight. 

According to Chief Dennis Reilly, the male was the sole occupant of the home on Old Sunrise Acres Road, located off Beachwood Ave. in Sunrise Beach. The residence was a two-story single family house.

The district is working with the State Fire Marshal’s Office on making proper notifications before releasing the identity of the victim. 

The call came in at 1:26 a.m. February 2, 2018 and firefighters were on scene at 1:38, Reilly said. More information on the details of the fire are expected to be released soon.

Initial investigation indicates an accidental fire from a faulty wood stove, according to Reilly.