Lynn County, Iowa (KCRG)-Authorities are investigating after the death of a woman was found at the scene by emergency responders targeting a ditch fire in the Marion Country.
At 3:14 pm on Sunday, the Lynn County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call for help from the 3000 block of Gilmore Road, requesting control of a field battle.
When the crew arrived, they found that the ditch fire had spread, and the female who was fighting the ground was engulfed by flames and smoke.
The woman was fatally injured and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials will conceal the name of the woman in order to wait for notification from close relatives.
The Lynn County Sheriff’s Office is assisting in an investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Representatives of the Lynn County Sheriff, Sheriff Rescue 57, Marion Fire, Abnet Fire and Ambulance all responded to the incident.