Mason City officials says 1 injured in apartment fire

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Mason City, Iowa (AP) – One person has been hurt in an apartment fire in Mason City.

The fire occurred Tuesday night. Firefighters were called to the apartment just before 7:30 p.m. on a report of a stove exploding, but officials say it was actually a grease fire.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the flames, and one person was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The medical condition and name of the person injured have not been released.

Officials say the unit suffered about $1,000 in damage.

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