One person dies in eastern Iowa house fire

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a house fire in Bettendorf, Iowa, that killed one...
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a house fire in Bettendorf, Iowa, that killed one person on Saturday night.(https://new.mgnonline.com/)
Published: Nov. 8, 2021 at 11:31 AM CST
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BETTENDORF, Iowa (AP) - Fire officials say a woman has died in a house fire in Bettendorf.

Firefighters were called to the home late Saturday night and found heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the house.

Officials say a man was able to escape from the burning home, but a woman was trapped and died in the blaze. Officials have not yet released the woman’s name.

The Iowa State Fire Marshal’s Office is working with the Bettendorf Fire Department to determine the cause of the fire.

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