UPDATE, December 26, 4:26 p.m. A GoFundMe fundraiser has been started for one of the families affected by the fire.
EARLIER: One person has died and another is in critical condition from injuries received during the blaze on December 23, according to a press release from the Davenport Fire Department. Names are being withheld pending notification of relatives.
EARLIER: Crews battled an apartment fire on the 1600 block of West 42nd Street, Davenport, on Friday afternoon.
The fire started about 2:30 p.m. Friday. Firefighters told Local 4 News there is extensive damage to the building. We do not know whether anyone was injured.
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church opened as a warming center for firefighters and residents. A large number of people in vehicles in the church parking lot watched crews work in frigid temperatures and gusting winds.
We will remain on the scene and in touch with firefighters to provide details when they become available.