DES MOINES, IA - Emergency crews discovered a dead body during their response to a commercial fire on the 2100 block of East Euclid Ave on Thursday, according to WHO 13.
Firefighters responded to the blaze around 2:20 p.m. The exterior of the building was on fire. The crews extinguished the flames. They found the body once they entered the structure.
The victim lived in a tent inside the building and used a wood-burning heat source for warmth. Combustibles were found around the body.
The Des Moines Fire Department and the Des Moines Police Department are investigating the incident. They do not believe the fire or death were the result of criminal action.Have you been hurt in a fire on someone else's property? If so, do not hesitate to schedule a no-obligation consultation with the Iowa burn injury lawyers at Hope Law Firm. Our legal team is motivated to fight for justice and to help our clients through the difficult period following a serious injury. You can reach us by completing our contact form or calling 515-298-5056.