Cedar Falls, IOWA – According to the Cedar Falls Fire Rescue, this unfortunate incident occurred around 10:33 a.m. Wednesday morning.
It happened at the corner of 16th and Clay Street.
Cedar Falls Fire Rescue crews responded to a report of a residential structure fire.
The responding crews reportedly saw fire and heavy black smoke coming from the front and south sides of the residence.
Firefighters confirmed that no one was in the house and the owner and a dog had escaped from the residence.
They were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.
The homeowner was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.
The home sustained significant smoke, fire, and water damage.
No other information is available at the moment.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.