Four People Escape Burning House Near Cedar Rapids


Investigators believe a generator running in the garage sparked a house fire early Friday morning just northeast of Cedar Rapids.

The Linn County Sheriff's office says the home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 12:20 a.m.

Four people were able to grab their pets and make it out safely. The fire remains under investigation.

Silhouette of firefighters against large fire in the dark

Silhouette of firefighters against large fire in the dark