Pella Fire, Knoxville Fire and Pella Community Ambulance all responded to a house fire just after 5 am Friday morning. Pella Fire Chief Doug Van Gorkom says the fire caused significant smoke and structural damage.


Marion County records show the deed to the property at 515 Jefferson street is held by Paul Davids. The family inside the home did make it out safely. Marion county emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson says the family will be taken care of by the Red Cross until more permanent arrangements can be made.


Listen to the story with comments from the scene with Pella Fire Chief Doug Van Gokom:

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