DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines fire sent one person to the hospital Saturday morning.

Shortly after 5:30 a.m. the Polk County Sheriff’s Office along with police and fire units were called to the 400 block of NW 43rd Place on the report of a house fire. The north Des Moines home was fully engulfed in flames when first responders arrived.

When fire personnel conducted a search of the residence they found an unresponsive adult female inside. The victim was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

An investigation into what caused the fire is on-going. No other information is available at this time. Updates will be sent out as they become available for release.