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Body found in search for missing Wisconsin fire chief

A body was found in the chief's truck on Sunday.

A body has been found in the search for a Wisconsin fire chief who was reported missing on Aug. 19. 

Arcadia-Glencoe Fire Chief Jeff Halvorsen, 53, of Arcadia, was reported missing on Aug. 19. He was last seen driving a gray 2020 Dodge ram 2500 pickup truck, the Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department said

According to the Trempealeau County Times, Halvorson had last been seen on a gas station camera in Arcadia putting gas in his truck before heading north on Aug. 18. His phone had been turned off since then.

After three days of searching, at 2:15 p.m. on Aug. 22, the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office reported it had found Halvorsen's missing truck in a remote area of Hayward, Wisconsin, a news release says

Investigators found a body inside the truck. The identity of the body hasn't been, the sheriff's office said. WEAU is reporting the sheriff's department is no longer searching for Halvorsen.

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"At this point in the investigation, there is nothing that leads us to believe that foul play is suspected," the sheriff's department said. 

Hayward, Wisconsin is about 149 miles or a 2.5-hour drive from Arcadia, Wisconsin. Both cities are located in western Wisconsin..

No other details have been released. 

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the law enforcement's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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