The Cedar Rapids Fire Department responded to an apartment fire on Saturday morning. The fire happened at 222 Jacolyn Drive SW, at the Shamrock Apartments.

The victim in yesterday's fatal fire has been identified as 57-year-old Thomas M. Jones. Jones was the only person in Apartment #1, where the fire originated and was contained.

The fire remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Thomas M. Jones.

[Source: CRPD Release]