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On August 1, 2022, at approximately 7:25 p.m., the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting there was an explosion in a garage in the Town of Crescent.

Crescent Fire Department, Crescent First Responders, Rhinelander Fire Department, Newbold Fire Department, Oneida County Emergency Medical Services, and the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office responded.

Upon arrival, it was determined a thirty-four year old male was deceased from injuries sustained during the explosion.

Due to the deceased person being found, the Oneida County Medical Examiner’s Office responded.

The cause of the explosion is being investigated by Oneida County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Marathon County Bomb Squad.  The investigation is ongoing.

Source:  Oneida County Sheriff's Office