Lake Park, IA (KICD) — No one was injured in a Thursday house fire.
Lake Park Firefighters were called to the fire at 109 East 4th Street, around 2-pm. Upon arrival, it was determined the residents of the house, Rick and Melanie Bruns were not in the house, but a resident tried to put out the fire himself, before evacuating. Fire and smoke damage to the house was extensive to portions of the kitchen, and living room, and a bedroom, which is where the fire started.
After an examination by the State Fire Marshal, the cause of the fire has been ruled accidental in nature.The Lake Park Fire Department was assisted by Spirit Lake and Milford Fire Departments, Dickinson County Emergency Management, Lake Park Police and the Dickinson County Sheriffs Office