Update: Woman Dies in Pottawattamie County Fire

By: WOWT 6 News & The Associated Press Email
By: WOWT 6 News & The Associated Press Email

Authorities in western Iowa say a woman has died in a fire just east of Council Bluffs.

Two other people in the house escaped the blaze, which was reported around 7 p.m. Saturday near 245th & Hackberry Road.

Firefighters from several departments fought the flames. WOWT 6 News crews were kept several hundred yards away from the scene. Our reporter saw numerous tanker trucks hauling in water to fight the fire.

The names of the fire victims and other details have not been released. An autopsy was scheduled on the woman's body.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 261563541 - wowt.com/a?a=261563541