MFD responds to house fire

The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to a house fire Monday afternoon.

The bedroom of the house, 503 1/2 N. First Ave., was on fire, however upon arrival of the MFD no smoke was visible.

The fire remained in the upstairs bedroom and was quickly extinguished.

The cause of the fire is undetermined and resulted in $5,000 worth of damages. No injuries were reported to the occupant or firefighters.

The Marshalltown Fire Department was assisted by the Marshalltown Police Department, Marshalltown Area Paramedic Service, Alliant Energy and the Fire Department Chaplain.