Man’s body found in burning Cedar Rapids home

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Firefighters have found the body of an 81-year-old man in a north Cedar Rapids home.

The Cedar Rapids Fire Department says the first 911 call came in at 6:51 a.m. Monday.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they saw a neighbor helping a 76-year-old woman who lives in the house. She was taken to Mercy Medical Center for treatment.

The man’s body was found in a corner of a bedroom. The names of the fire victims haven’t been released.

The fire cause is being investigated.