Neighbors Waiting for Answers After Two Bodies are Found in Burning Des Moines Home
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Two people are dead following a house fire on the north side of Des Moines on Wednesday and authorities still have few answers they are willing to share. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the first report of the in the 5600 block of NW 1st Street came in around 4:22 am on Wednesday. A deputy was on the scene one minute later and found flames already shooting from the home. Firefighters discovered two bodies in the home when the flames were finally knocked down late in the morning.