Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather
Man Dies Following Weekend Fire
By Danielle Plogmann, Producer
WEST UNION - A West Union man died from smoke inhalation Monday.
Fire broke out Sunday afternoon in an apartment above the Napa Auto Parts store.
West Union's fire chief tells TV9 someone left a stove burner on, starting a grease fire.
Thick smoke spread through other apartments and nearby businesses.
Firefighters pulled Merle Fox from one of the other apartments. The fire chief says Fox died Monday morning.