Fatal House FireWritten by Theresa Rose on June 20, 2016
On Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at approximately 12:32 A.M. the Washington County Communications Center received report of a house fire at 116 W 3rd St., Washington. Emergency personnel from the Washington Fire Department, Ainsworth Fire Department, Kalona Fire Department, Washington County Ambulance, Washington Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and Washington County Emergency Management all responded to the scene. The State Fire Marshall’s Office was also asked to respond to assist in the investigation. American Red Cross was notified. One subject was transported to the Washington County Hospital & one subject was pronounced deceased at the scene. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.