On July 16, 2021, at 18:29:50 hours, Cedar Falls Fire Rescue was dispatched to 9702 Viking Road for a response to traumatic injuries. Dispatch advised that a barn was reported to have fallen on two male subjects.
After arriving on scene, firefighters were informed that there were possibly two subjects that had been in the barn when the roof collapsed. Firefighters were further informed from bystanders that they had not been able to communicate or get a response from anyone trapped in the barn
Two victims were found, obviously deceased, during recovery efforts. It was determined that the victims did not survive the initial collapse and were immediately deceased.
More information will be released as it becomes available.