Several people are dead after a fire destroyed a house in rural Cass County.
The total dead is unknown at this time, according to the Nebraska State Fire Marshal’s Office.
An emergency call shortly after midnight reported the fire at 10014 McKelvie Road, which is located about six miles northeast of Weeping Water.
Firefighters responding to the scene found a two-story house engulfed in flames.
Fire departments from Weeping Water, Manley, and Avoca responded as well as firefighters from Nehawka, Murray, Union, Louisville, and Plattsmouth.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Cass County emergency management also responded.
Investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office remain at the scene. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation will be time consuming.