Man escapes house fire

Tama house fire

TAMA-TOLEDO NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN SPEER

Fire ravaged a residence in the 300 block of East 9th Street in Tama early Tuesday. Rescue and law enforcement officers said the lone occupant of the house was awakened by his dog and was able to escape just after 2 a.m. The house was fully engulfed when Tama police, firefighters and ambulance crew arrived. The Toledo Fire Department was summoned for mutual aid. The fire is under investigation.