Man dies after fire at his home in northeast Iowa
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man pulled unconscious from his burning home in northeast Iowa has died.
He was identified as 30-year-old Albert Schmitt.
Firetrucks were sent to the Evansdale home around 3:20 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor called 911 to report smelling smoke. Evansdale Fire Chief Ryan Phillips says Schmitt was found in the living room of the one-story structure and was taken to a hospital. He was pronounced dead there.
The fire cause is being investigated. It appears to have started in the kitchen.