Sparks from a lightning strike caused the home to catch fire, according to Nebraska fire officials.
Des Moines police said there is no evidence to indicate that the events Friday were a suicide.
"We did ask them to turn their music down some," police said. But an officer apparently had some fun, too.
"So glad you're here."
The driver was not the felon police thought they were chasing, but another person police were looking into.
"The Lion King" exceeded expectations and had an opening weekend that was better than "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2."