Woman Killed, Firefighter Hurt in DeWitt Fire

(courtesy Anthony Croce via WQAD-TV)
(courtesy Anthony Croce via WQAD-TV)(KCRG)
Published: Jan. 22, 2016 at 11:11 AM CST
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Authorities say a 67-year-old woman died in an apartment fire in the eastern Iowa city of DeWitt.

The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m. Friday. Other residents safely escaped from the multi-unit complex. WQAD-TV, the ABC affiliate in the Quad Cities,

were damaged by fire or smoke.

The name of the dead woman hasn't been released.

Police say a firefighter was hurt when part of the building's roof collapsed. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, but authorities described his injuries as minor.

The fire cause is being investigated.