Sac City, IA — This morning, just after 7:30 a.m., the Sac City Fire Department and the Sac City Police Department where dispatched to a house fire at 307 South 13TH Street in Sac City, Iowa.
Officers on scene were advised by 76- year old Barbra Cook that her husband 84 year old Dale Cook was still inside the residence.
Due to heavy smoke, officers were unable to enter the residence.
Sac City Fire Fighters arrived on scene, entered the residence, and located Mr. Cook deceased.
Sac City Ambulance transported Mrs. Cook to Loring Hospital in Sac City with non-life threatening injuries.
The fire is under investigation, but does not appear to be suspicious.
Mr. Cook's body was taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny for autopsy.
Assisting with the investigation is the Iowa State Fire Marshal's Office and the Sac County Medical Examiner's Office.
Assisting the Sac City Fire Department and the Sac City Police Department on scene was the Sac County Ambulance Service and The Sac County Sheriff's Department.