Marshalltown, IA – According to the Marshalltown Fire Department, this unfortunate incident occurred right before 12 p.m. Thursday.
It happened on E. Lincoln St.
Marshalltown Fire Department crews responded to a report of a house fire.
The responding crews discovered that the two-story residence was fully engulfed in flames.
Due to the extent of the fire, a defensive operation was established.
Firefighters brought the fire under control and conducted a search of the building with no one found inside.
Marshalltown Fire Department crews remained on scene for 2 ½ hours.
No one was injured in this incident, officials said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.