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Barn Fire in Rural Wellman

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 1:20 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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A barn fire was reported approximately 11:30 last night at 1855 150th Street south of Wellman by the Washington County Safety Center.  The barn which was owned by Alan Fladung was built in 1916 is a total loss.  Upon arriving at the scene, fire crews from Wellman, Kalona and Keota were able to avoid the flames from spreading to an nearby LP storage tank and a grain silo.

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Fladung says there was no loss of livestock, grain or equipment in the fire.  No injuries were reported and others responding to the scene were the Wellman First Responders, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

A video of the fire can be viewed here.

KCII will bring you more information on this story when it becomes official.