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Weekend Fire Destroys Barn

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:31 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


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A weekend brush fire destroys a farm building.  At 4:55 pm Saturday afternoon, the Washington County Safety Center received a 911 report of a brush fire at 2440 180th St., southwest of Riverside the Julie Zahs property.  The fire had gotten out of control and was beginning to move toward a barn.

Upon arrival by the Riverside, Kalona and Washington Fire departments the fire had spread to the barn and was fully engulfed. Others responding to the scene were emergency personnel from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Washington County Ambulance. No injuries reported.