Keokuk Fire Destroys Home

Keokuk, Ia (WGEM)- Firefighters are calling a house in Keokuk a total loss after it was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning.

Fire officials were called to 611 North 9th Street around midnight.


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They said because of the heavy flames and smoke, it was an all-call situation.

Fire crews stayed on scene to battle hot spots to prevent it from spreading to other homes.

There was a family with three children inside, but they made it out safe, but the family dog did not.

Fire officials are still working to determine a cause.