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SIOUX CITY | A Rock Valley, Iowa, man died in a house fire, after the residence was fully engulfed in flames early Sunday.

A Rock Valley Fire Department release cited Luis Leuvanos, 84, as the man who died in the residence. Fire officials responded to the fire at 1416 15th St. just after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Responders discovered the home fully consumed by fire and were told someone was inside. After knocking down the fire, they found Leuvanos dead.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The Rock Valley Fire Department was assisted by the Hull Fire Department, Rock Valley Ambulance, Rock Valley Police Department and Sioux County Sheriff's Office.

Rock Valley is in Sioux County.


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