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Body found in Postville fire


POSTVILLE, Iowa (KTTC) -- Firefighters have found a body while battling an apartment fire in northeast Iowa.

Fire crews were dispatched a little before 11 a.m. Wednesday to an apartment on West Post Street in Postville.

Firefighters saw heavy smoke and flames as they arrived, and neighboring departments were called in for mutual aid.

The Postville fire chief says the body was found inside a burned apartment.

Two occupants of an adjacent apartment suffered minor burns.

The cause remains under investigation.

The loss is estimated at $200,000.

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