1 person dies in early morning Iowa City house fire Sunday
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire that killed one person in Iowa City.
The Iowa City Fire Department says firefighters were called to the home around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 8.
When crews arrived, they found a fire burning in the basement and heavy smoke billowing through the home.
One person died in the fire. A second person who was in the home escaped through a second-floor window.
Authorities did not immediately release the name Sunday of the person who died in the fire.
Officials estimate that the fire caused roughly $100,000 damage to the home.