Woman found dead after fire at Mineral Point apartment complex

MINERAL POINT, Wis. — A woman is dead after a fire at an apartment in Mineral Point Saturday.

Crews responded to the complex in the 700 block of Fair Street at around 3:30 p.m. A woman was found dead inside one of the units. Mineral Point Fire Department officials said the woman died after an oxygen tank that she was using caught fire.

The apartment unit’s sprinkler system deployed and the fire was extinguished. Some surrounding units were damaged by water, leaving one person displaced.

The woman was the only person in the unit at the time of the fire.