FATAL FIRE: Body Found In Burning Jones County Home

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A body was found in a burning home in Jones County early Friday morning.

KWWL reports the body was found while fighting a fire at 8921 County Road E-45 in rural Wyoming. Firefighters were called to home just before 3:30 a.m.

The body was discovered about an hour into firefighters’ efforts to put out the blaze. Officials have not released the name of the person who died in the fire. An autopsy is being performed by the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.