SUNRISE BEACH, Missouri- The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District has posted the following today:

“I am very sorry to report that we experienced a fatal house fire in Sunrise Beach yesterday (July 4th.) We are working with the State Fire Marshal’s office to complete the investigation and determine the cause.”

Courtesy Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District

“I wish to thank our mutual aid partners and EMS agencies that assisted us. Yesterday’s heat and humidity made conditions tough to work in and the support we received was invaluable.”

“I have spoke with the family to offer our condolences and we have agreed to not release the name of the victim until tomorrow.”

This is a developing story.