Sioux Rapids, Iowa Woman Dies in House Fire

SIOUX RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- A woman was killed and her husband was injured in a house fire over the weekend, fire officials said.

Colleen Geisinger, 70, of rural Sioux Rapids, died when she was unable to escape the fire about 11 p.m. Sunday, the state fire marshal's office said.

Her husband Bruce Geisinger was taken to a hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., for smoke inhalation.

An investigation determined the fire was accidentally started in a bedroom.

Damage to the house could be as much as $80,000, fire officials said.

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