Arrest made in Door County bar fire that killed two people

Courtesy: WFRV

STURGEON BAY, Wis. (AP) — Police say a tenant who lived above a Sturgeon Bay bar where a fire this week killed two people and endangered others has been arrested.

The 57-year-old man is in the Door County Jail on probable charges of second-degree reckless homicide and second-degree endangering safety.

Authorities have said nine rooms above Butch's Bar were rented.

The bodies of two tenants were found in the rubble of the burned building.

A third individual was injured in the fire early Tuesday and was taken to a Milwaukee burn center.

Police say the arrest Thursday followed multiple interviews as the fire's cause was investigated.

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