116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
CEDAR RAPIDS — A man was seriously injured in a house fire Saturday night in northwest Cedar Rapids.
Around 11:30 p.m., the Cedar Rapids Fire Department was dispatched to 1730 11th St. NW for a report of a single-family house fire. Officials said in a news release that flames were visible from the front of the house when crews arrived.
While searching the two-story house, firefighters found an unresponsive man in a first-floor bedroom, according to a Facebook post by International Association of Fire Fighters Local 11 firefighters. He was pulled from the home and taken to UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital with serious injuries. No others were found in the home but several pets died in the fire, according to the release.
The fire remains under investigation.
The Salvation Army assisted at the scene.