House fire in Riceville

Riceville Fire

RICEVILLE, Iowa – Authorities are on scene of a house fire in north Iowa.

The home is located in Riceville on the 200 block of 5th street southwest.  When crews arrived the attic of the home was completely filled with smoke. Fire crews on scene tell us there initial thought is the fire started from a wood burning stove.

Nobody was injured in the blaze but firefighters are having a difficult time because of the weather. Their gear is icing over.

The home is considered a total loss.


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