- Associated Press - Monday, March 20, 2017

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say several people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a home in Mason City

The fire was reported a little before 11:15 p.m. Sunday. The Mason City Police Department said in a news release Monday that a neighbor noticed the fire, ran to the house to alert residents and helped get several outside to safety.

Police say the neighbor and several of the residents were taken to a hospital.

Police say the home is occupied by clients of Opportunity Village, which is a charitable organization that serves people with intellectual disabilities.

The fire cause is being investigated.


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