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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
March 5, 2015

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

Update on Fort Dodge Triple Fatal Fire

Fort Dodge, IOWA -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) State Fire Marshal Division (SFM) has determined the cause of the fatal house fire in Fort Dodge on February 22, 2015, to be undetermined.

At this time, Special Agents with the State Fire Marshal Division and several other agencies continue to investigate the fire. No further information will be released at this time due to the on-going investigation.

On Sunday, February 22, 2015, at approximately 12:46PM, Fort Dodge Fire and Rescue and Police responded to a house fire at 703 4th Avenue North, in Fort Dodge.

After the fire was extinguished, Special Agents with the DPS State Fire Marshal Division found the bodies of Amy Devlin, 25, Joseph Kennedy, 5, and Bryce Maxwell-Devlin, 6 months.

Any further questions can be directed to the Fort Dodge Fire Chief, Kent Hulett at (515) 576-1031 or contact the DPS State Fire Marshal Division.


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