DES MOINES, Iowa - Authorities say at least five people have died in an early morning fire at a house in northeast Iowa.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says it received a call at 3:35 a.m. about a home on fire near the small city of Arlington.

Several fire crews responded and found the house fully engulfed in flames.

Ron Humphrey with the State Fire Marshal says several agents are on the scene. Additional information has not been released.