(Council Bluffs, IA) -- A man is dead following a Council Bluffs house fire.
The Council Bluffs Fire Department says crews were dispatched to the fire at 114 Black Hawk Street, near Lake Manawa, just before 9:00 Wednesday night. The department says while responding, crews were told that there was possibly a person trapped inside the home. Fire crews arrived, finding smoke and fire coming from the house. Investigators say crews quickly made entry into the house to conduct search and rescue and to extinguish the fire.
During the search of the house, a man and a dog were found deceased.The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Council Bluffs Fire Marshals Office. The identity of the deceased man will be confirmed during an autopsy.