Two Dead in Ottumwa House Fire

The Ottumwa Fire Department was requested to fight a house fire on Woodland Avenue in Ottumwa on Saturday. Around 7:30pm, firefighters arrived on scene and fought the fire for about eight hours.

Some members of the household made it out safely. Two people were killed as a result. The names of the victims have not been released as of yet.

The State Fire Marshall has been requested to investigate the cause of the fire.