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A stair collapse in Cedar Falls sent two people to the hospital Wednesday.

Public safety officers were dispatched to a home at 1924 West 12th St. just after 10 AM. When they arrived, authorities found that two people had fallen into the basement after the stairs gave way.

According to authorities, both victims had to be extricated from the rubble. A Cedar Falls fire truck was called in to set up a latter, so paramedics could gain access to the two people.

A stokes basket was used to lift the victims out of the basement.

Both people were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Neither of the victim's names were released. Officials also didn't release the extent of their injuries.

Counterfeit Money In Northeast Iowa

Fayette County sheriff’s officials are asking for the public's help in identifying a man and vehicle they believe he allegedly used to commit a crime.

According to authorities, the man and a white female have been passing off fake $20 bills in several northeast Iowa cities. Sheriff's officials said authorities in Dunkerton, Maynard, Oelwein, Waterloo and West Union have taken reports from businesses or individuals who have received the counterfeit money.

Officials believe the man may be driving a white Dodge or Chrysler vehicle (shown in photo below). They said the woman has red-colored hair.

Anyone with information about case is asked to contact Fayette County sheriff's officials at 563-422-6067, Ext. 0.

Courtesy: Fayette County Sheriff's Dept.
Courtesy: Fayette County Sheriff's Dept.

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