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2 dead after house fire near Cresco

CRESCO (KWWL) -- Two people are dead after a house fire in a rural area near the town of Cresco in northeast Iowa.

The Howard County Sheriff's Department reported the fire early Tuesday morning.

Authorities say two bodies were pulled from the home after fire officials responded to a report of the blaze just after midnight. The home was located about 11 miles northwest of Cresco.

Authorities are not releasing the names of the victims at this time.

Right now, fire officials say they don't know what caused the fire and say an investigation is ongoing.

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