SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — UPDATE: Officials with the Sioux City Fire Rescue provided new information regarding a Tuesday house fire.

According to a release, SCFR was called to the 1400 block of Ross Street about a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters reported smoke visible from a two-story house.

Firefighters entered the house where they found a fire in the main floor living room and quickly extinguished it.

Investigators were then able to enter the house after the fire was under control. During their investigation, a deceased woman was found in the living room.

The investigation into the cause of the fire is currently ongoing.

This investigation will be performed by Sioux City Fire Rescue, the Sioux City Police Department and the Iowa State Fire Marshal’s Office.


UPDATE: According to Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Keleher, a bystander driving by a residence in the 1400 block of Ross Street around 11:30 a.m. saying smoke was seen coming from the roof. Crews arrived on scene seeing smoke visible and a fire in the upper level and were able to put out the fire after 30 minutes.

The residents were not home, but crews confirmed that a dog died in the fire while another was rescued.

Investigation into the cause is still ongoing.


PREVIOUS: Sioux City Fire Rescue are responding to a structure fire that started in the West side area.

Crews were dispatched to the 1400 block of Ross Street about a call at 11:24 a.m. saying smoke was visible coming from the roof.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available.