Officials: 2 dead in mobile home fire in Waterloo

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two people have died in a mobile home fire in Waterloo.

Capt. Ryan Mahood of the Waterloo Fire Rescue says the fire on the city’s south side was reported Monday afternoon.

Additional information has not been released. Officials on the scene are still investigating what may have caused the fire.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports ( ) the two people killed were residents of the mobile home. Witnesses say at least one neighbor tried to rescue one of the victims, but the flames and heat were too intense.

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