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UPDATE: One person dead after overnight fire in Waterloo

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UPDATE: One person has died following an overnight house fire in Waterloo.

The victim's identity is not being released at this time, but Waterloo Fire Rescue Chief Pat Treloar confirmed the victim was an adult. There is still no word on the conditions of the other five people that were pulled from the house.

ORIGINAL STORY: WATERLOO (KWWL) - Three adults and three children are in the hospital after a house fire.

Waterloo Fire Rescue crews responded a home in the 400 block of Sunnyside Avenue shortly after midnight.

Battalion Chief Bill Beck tells KWWL the fire was seen coming from a first-story window, and smoke could be seen coming from the second floor. It took crews roughly 18 minutes to put out the fire.

At least two people had to be rescued from an overhead porch. Officials say a third person was also evacuated.

Six people were taken to both hospitals in Waterloo, according to fire officials. There is no word on their conditions at this time.

Zach Stone

News Content Producer

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