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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Thursday, February 25, 2010

(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office


Williamsburg, IOWA--- The State Fire Marshal Division is investigating a mobile home fire in Williamsburg in Iowa County. On February 24, 2010, at 9:21 p.m., Williamsburg fire fighters responded to a fire at 2632 265th Street. The structure is a total loss due to heavy fire damage.

A 39 year old male, alone in the mobile home when the fire broke out, died at the scene. His name is being withheld until family members are notified.

The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time, and does not appear to be suspicious in nature. In addition to the Williamsburg Fire Department, the Iowa County Sheriff's Office also responded. The State Fire Marshal Division continues to investigate.


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