Victim in fatal Council Bluffs house fire identified as 70-year-old man

Published: Jan. 27, 2023 at 4:04 PM CST
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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) - An elderly man was killed in a house fire Wednesday in Council Bluffs.

According to the Council Bluffs Fire Department, crews responded to a house fire on Black Hawk Street near Huron Circle.

Crews saw smoke and flames when they arrived and entered the home. Inside they found a deceased man as well as a dead dog.

Council Bluffs Fire identified the man as 70-year-old Gary Edison. A cause of death is still being determined.

The fire’s cause is still being investigated.