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City Of Marshalltown

MFD Responds to Residential Structure Fire

Department: Fire Department
Date: 04/29/17

For Immediate Release


On April 28, 2017 at 12:22 pm, the Marshalltown Fire Department responded with Marshalltown Police Department (MPD) and Central Iowa Healthcare EMS to 103 S. 12th Street on a reported house fire. On arrival fire crews reported all occupants were out of the house and fire was visible from the rear of the home. Crews entered the structure and extinguished the fire in an enclosed entryway.  The fire had extended up through the wall and into a void area above the enclosed entryway and into the wall of the home. Firefighters removed sections of the exterior siding and wall, as well as portions of the roof above the entryway and extinguished the remaining fire. No injuries were reported and damage is estimated at $10,000. Investigation determined the fire started on the outside of the residence and the cause remains under investigation.

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David Rierson, Fire Chief
Phone: 641-754-5751