Officials: 1 Dead After Fire Breaks Out at Iowa Auto Repair Shop

Written by Anna Kutz, Laryssa Leone, We Are Iowa
Jan. 27, 2023

One man is dead after suffering serious burns in a fire at a Des Moines, IA, auto shop, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said in a press release. 

Des Moines police and fire crews responded to reports of a fire at Metro Motors just before 4:30 p.m. Jan. 25.

55-year-old Tad Costello of Johnston was the only person inside the shop when the fire started. He was working on a car and had to be pulled from the building, according to the sheriff's office. 

To read more, see We Are Iowa.

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