Cedar Rapids, IOWA – According to the Cedar Rapids Fire Department, this unfortunate incident occurred right before 4 p.m. Sunday.
It happened on Drake Street SW.
Cedar Rapids Fire Department crews responded to a report of a mobile home fire.
The responding crews saw smoke and flames coming through the roof area of the home.
They were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.
Officials said that 63-year-old woman was inside the room where the fire took place and was evacuated from the residence.
Unfortunately, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman was later identified as Mary Jo Carlson.
The cause of fire remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.