Crews respond to residential structure fire Wednesday afternoon

Waterloo, IA – Waterloo Fire Rescue officials said this unfortunate incident occurred right after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

It happened near the Cedar River and Rooff Park. 

Waterloo Fire Rescue crews responded to a report of a residential structure fire.

The responding crews saw smoke coming from the windows of a two-story structure.

They discovered that the fire started inside a first-floor apartment.

Unfortunately, one adult died in the fire.

The victim’s age or identity have not yet been released.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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