Dubuque County Fire Leaves Machine Shed At A Total Loss
Right now, people all over the country are gearing up for below average temperatures.
According to the latest update we have shared from this storm, eastern Iowa will be in a Winter Storm Warning starting at 6 pm Wednesday night.
"Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph by Friday. Blizzard conditions will also be possible, along with extremely cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 30 to 40 below zero will be possible, especially starting Thursday afternoon."
These winter conditions can cause stress as we head into the holidays, never mind the added stress a fire can bring.
Tuesday Night Shed Fire
On Tuesday, emergency crews responded to a structure fire 25300 block of Old Highway Rd in Farley at around 6:30 PM.
According to reports, upon arrival, responders found a large machine shed fully engulfed in flames. The shed has been considered a total loss. Damages from the fire was valued at around $250,000.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined; however, reports say it does not seem suspicious in nature.
Unfortunately, this wasn't the only fire to hit eastern Iowa on Tuesday.
Cedar Rapids House Fire Injures Man
Over in Cedar Rapids, a fire Tuesday night left one man injured just after 5:30 PM.
According to reports, fire crews found smoke and flames coming from the basement. The fire caused moderate damage to the basement and there was smoke damage throughout the home.
One man was sent to a local hospital following the fire.
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