Man Rescued from Fire in Nevada, Iowa

NEVADA, Iowa —Firefighters from Nevada and Colo fought a fire at an apartment building in Nevada Thursday.

The fire was reported at 919 6th Street about 9:51 a.m., which is near the Story County Administrative Building.

“It was full of smoke, a lot of smoke and there was one man in his living room area and they had to pull him out,” said Richardo Martinez.

A  man was rescued from the building. He was flown to a Des Moines hospital, but authorities said his injuries are believed non-life threatening.

He was later identified as Greg Krambeck, 53.

Firefighters report extensive damage in the apartment and smoke damage throughout entire first floor of the building.

Gwen Mosher has lived in the building for two year and was at work when she heard about the fire.  The Red Cross is helping those displaced by the fire.

Crews fought the fire as temperatures hover near and just below zero.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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