38-year-old man dies following house fire in Sheboygan

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 38-year-old Sheboygan man has died following fire inside a home near 9th and Ashland on Tuesday, April 28. Officials have identified the victim as Zachary Zirtzlaff. 

The Sheboygan Fire Department reported smoke coming from the second floor of the residence. Firefighters executed the fire and found Zirtzlaff on the second floor. 

Zirtzlaff was treated at the scene and transported to the hospital where lifesaving measures were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead. 

Authorities say the fire appears to be accidental, but it is still under investigation. 

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