Dubuque County woman killed in house fire

SHERRILL, Iowa (KCRG) - One person was killed and another was injured following a house fire Wednesday in Dubuque County.

Emergency crews responded to 16617 South Mound Road at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Officials said after the fire was extinguished, firefighters found the body of 53-year-old Lisa Kloft inside the home.

Another resident, John Ogelsby, 52, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque then airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City for treatment. The extent of his injuries has not been released.

Officials said the home was destroyed in the fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and remains under investigation by the Iowa State Fire Marshall’s Office.