House fire displaces Ottumwa family


An Ottumwa family is homeless following a house fire shortly after midnight on the City’s south side. The fire was reported at a house at 1120 South Milner.

Firemen say when they arrived on the scene two people were seen coming from the house. In addition, firemen found the basement fully engulfed in flames.

A female occupant of the house was treated for a broken leg. Cause of the fire remains under investigation.