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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Authorities say a woman was killed after a fire broke out overnight in a Council Bluffs home.

Council Bluffs police and fire crews were called to 2404 11th St. and were advised someone was possibly still inside.

The house was fully engulfed upon arrival and crews were unable to make entry, officials say.

After the fire was under control, officials found a woman’s body in the residence.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification.

The Council Bluffs Fire Investigator and the Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the incident.