MASON CITY, Iowa (FOX47) — Authorities in Mason City have confirmed that one person died in a house fire that started Monday night.
According to a news release from the Mason City Fire Department, firefighters responded to call around 9 p.m. about a house fire located at 777 S. Eisenhower Ave. They were at the scene until just after 1:45 a.m.
The department said the victim’s name will be released by the Mason City Police Department after a family member is notified.
“The cause of the fire appears to be smoking material,” Mason City Fire said.