Two University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students from Stillwater, Minn., have died in an off-campus apartment fire Monday morning.
Ross Livermore, a 21-year-old computer science major, died Monday after a fire broke out in his apartment in the 600 block of Water Street, reported Fox 9 News. Jacob Clarkson, a 22-year-old computer science major, died Tuesday at Hennepin County Medical Center after being treated for serious burns.
The fire was under control after about two hours, according to the Star Tribune, but the cause of the fire is still unknown.
Two other roommates escaped the fire with minor injuries, reported the Star Tribune. Garret Isakson and Casey Malan, both 21, were treated at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.