State Fire Marshal, Division of Arson, Investigating Fatal Thomson Fire

State Fire Marshal, Division of Arson, Investigating Fatal Thomson Fire

On Monday the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal, Division of Arson Investigation, responded to a request from the Thomson Fire Department for assistance. The reason for the request was to assist in the investigation into a residential structure fire with a fatality.

About 9:39 am on Monday Thomson Fire Fighters responded to a fire at 5270 Riverview Circle Dr. in Thomson.  When the fire departments arrived they found smoke coming from the interior of the structure.  After they gained access to the home they discovered 65 year old Sherri Wood.

The Fires cause currently remains undetermined and continues to be under investigation.  Joining in the the investigation is the Illinois State Police, Carroll County sheriff’s Department and the Carroll  County Coroner’s Office.