Crews find victim inside burning Bettendorf trailer

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BETTENDORF, Iowa -- A victim was found inside a trailer that was fully engulfed in flames, according to a statement from the City of Bettendorf.

The fire was reported around 1:20 a.m. at the Valley Trailer Court on Valley Drive and firefighters were told that there was a man inside the trailer.  The fire was under control by 1:40 a.m., but crews worked to put out hot spots into the 2 o'clock hour on Friday morning, October 13th.

The statement said that crews went into the trailer, where they then "located, removed, and transported" a victim to the hospital. The identity of the victim was not yet confirmed.