Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

September 24, 2012

House destroyed following early morning fire

By Kyle Ocker
Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — (Editor's note: Click here to jump down to a video of the fire)

An early morning house fire has left a Centerville home at 501 South Main Street completely destroyed.

The fire call came in around 3:55 a.m. as a fully engulfed residential house fire.

The cause of the fire is unknown but is currently being investigated. The house was owned by Bob and Elise Sidles, of Centerville, but was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

According to a press release issued by the Centerville Fire Department, fire officials have brought the rest of the building down following the fire due to the amount of damage to the home and it's structural integrity.