IOWA – According to the Marshalltown Fire Department officials, this unfortunate incident occurred right after 5 a.m. Sunday.
It happened in the 800 block of N. Center Street in Marshalltown.
Marshalltown Fire Department crews responded to a report of a house fire.
When the crews arrived on scene, they were able to gain entry to the home where they found a 71-year-old victim.
Officials say the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.