Fire Officials Investigating Fatal Fire in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa  --  One person was killed in a fire in Des Moines on Monday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to a home in the 1600 block of Allison Avenue around 2:00pm on Monday.  Firefighters were able to knock the flames down quickly.  When they went inside the home they found a body.

Authorities are not releasing any information about the victim.  They also say its too early to determine a cause.  The fire does not appear to be suspicious.