Police in Council Bluffs say the woman’s body was found during a search of a home at 2404 S. 11th Street.
The fire was reported at around 2:25-a.m. When officers arrived, they reported the house to be fully involved and that they were unable to make entry.
Council Bluffs Fire arrived on scene, and while clearing the house found the woman located in the southeast corner of the residence.
Her name was being withheld pending notification of family.
The Council Bluffs Fire Investigator and the Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the incident.
By Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic