Authorities confirm body in truck is missing fire chief

Authorities have confirmed a body discovered in a truck in Sawyer County is that of a missing fire chief.

Arcadia-Glencoe Fire Chief Jeff Halvorsen had been missing since August 18. Sheriff’s deputies found Halvorsen’s truck in a remote wooded area near Hayward on Sunday. A body was inside the vehicle.

WQOW-TV reports authorities have identified the body as Halversen. A ruling on the cause of death is pending a toxicology report.

Foul play isn’t suspected.