1 person killed in Mississippi River community house fire

December 19, 2019 GMT

FAIRPORT, Iowa (AP) — One person has died in a house fire in a community along the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, authorities said.

The blaze was reported around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Fairport, which sits about 7 miles (11.3 kilometers) east of Muscatine.

The victim’s name, the fire cause and other details have not been released.