Fire Near Wyoming Kills One Person

WYOMING, Iowa - The Jones County Sheriff's Office says one person has died in an early Friday morning fire near Wyoming.

Authorities responded to a call of a house fire at 8921 County Road E45 in Hale Township about 3:28 a.m. Friday. About an hour into fighting the fire, they discovered a body in the home.

Jones County Sheriff's Department tells TV9 the home is a total loss. They haven't released the name of the person that died or the cause of the fire.

The body has been taken to the State Meidical Examiner's office in Ankeny for an autopsy.
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