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Fatal fire in Columbus Junction

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COLUMBUS JUNCTION (KWWL) Two people are dead after a fire in Columbus Junction in Louisa County.

The call came in just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

The Columbus Junction Fire Department responded to 110 Main Street for a building fire.

At the scene, one person was trapped inside and died.

Two people were injured. One refused treatment, and the other was taken by Air Care to University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

While searching the building, firefighters found a second person who died in the fire.

Names aren't being released until all family members are notified.

The Columbus Junction Fire Department was assisted by the Conesville and Wapello Fire Departments.

The investigation is ongoing with the Iowa State Fire Marshall's Office and the Columbus Junction Police Department.

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