- Associated Press - Thursday, December 11, 2014

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) - Iowa authorities have identified a man killed in an apartment fire.

The Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office says 48-year-old Edwin Dowd of Spirit Lake died in the Sunday fire at the Lakes Apartments.

The Spirit Lake Community Fire Department recovered his body in the debris on Monday. Officials say a kitchen fire at the apartment complex led to the large blaze, which destroyed the structure.

Two residents were treated for smoke inhalation.

The state fire marshal is investigating.

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