House Fire in Rock Valley – March 22

On Friday, March 22, at 2:15 p.m., the Rock Valley Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire that occurred at 2002 15th Street, in Rock Valley, IA.

Upon arrival, officers of the Rock Valley Police Department found the house to be fully engulfed; a resident was trapped in an upstairs bedroom. Officers were able to catch the resident as he fell from a second story window.

That occupant was transported by the Rock Valley Ambulance to Hegg Health Center; they were later flown to Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD, for further medical treatment.

The Rock Valley Fire Department was assisted by the Hull Fire Department, Sioux Center Fire Department, Hull Ambulance, Rock Valley Ambulance, Rock Valley Police Department and the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office. Members from the Rock Valley City Water Crew and Mid-American Energy also responded and assisted.

The fire remains under investigation by the Rock Valley Fire Chief and Iowa State Fire Marshal.