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Weekend house fires kills 4

An early morning house fire tragically killed a mother and three children in Boone county on Sunday. Reports say when firefighters arrived about 1 a.m., the back half of the house was fully engulfed in flames. Extreme cold temperatures hampered efforts to fight the fire, resulting in help from 8 other fire departments. When we […]

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2015 Grain Bin Deaths in Iowa

A grain bin is an agricultural structure used in farming to store bulk materials, such as grain, corn, coal, or sawdust. Grain bins, if improperly equipped with safety devices, have the potential to be extremely dangerous. In 2014, there were 28 documented grain entrapments – four of which were in Iowa – which resulted in […]

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Weekend fires shake up communities

Firefighter injured in house fire Early Sunday morning, a West Des Moines neighborhood was woken up by a house fire that destroyed the home. • A firefighter suffered an injury when an exterior wall fell on him • Officials said no one was home at the time of the blaze • The cause of the […]

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