Posts With Keyword ‘fire’

Boaters Advised to Keep Fire Extinguisher on Hand

Posted: Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Boaters may be lulled into a false sense of security when assessing their risk of fire while out on the water.

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Outbuilding Catches Fire in Wellman

Posted: Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Area emergency personnel responded to a fire north of Wellman Sunday afternoon.

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Semi Trailer Catches Fire on 218 Thursday Morning

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am
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Brake issues led to a fire on Highway 218 yesterday.

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Fire Risks Change With the Season

Posted: Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Winter brings special challenges to area firefighters.

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Fire in Louisa County Under Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The cause of a fire at a hog confinement facility north of Columbus Junction is under investigation.

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Fire in Louisa County Under Investigation

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The cause of a fire at a hog confinement facility north of Columbus Junction is under investigation.

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Fire Destroys Building Near Ainsworth

Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 8:29 am

Multiple fire departments responded to a barn fire early this morning.

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Shed Fire in Rural Washington County

Posted: Saturday, January 12th, 2013 at 6:58 pm

Local fire departments were called to a shed fire this evening.

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Broken Gas Line Reported Cause of Mt Pleasant House Fire

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 10:21 am

Over 20 firefighters responded to an afternoon house fire in Henry County yesterday.

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Brighton Tire Fire

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 8:29 pm

The owners of a Brighton business are recovering following a fire that destroyed their shop.

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Fire in Rural Kalona Destroys Shed and Car

Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 7:54 am

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Around 7:15 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a fire at 2196 140th Street, the Simon Nisly residence.  

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Winter Safety Tips

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Fires may seem less likely during winter with snow covering the ground, but winter brings its own set fire concerns. Brandon Delong with the Washington Fire Department told us about some things you can do to protect yourself for winter.

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Anniversary of Keota Fire

Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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It has been one year since a fire in Keota destroyed five buildings in the downtown area. The fire was reported around 4am on December 4th last year.

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Christmas Tree Saftey

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Many of you have started your Christmas Season already. You might have already put your tree up, but here are some safety tips for keeping your home and tree safe this year.

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Dry Autumns Can Lead to Fires

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

Some parts of Iowa are having problems with fires because of how dry the autumn was this year.

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Fire in Fairfield

Posted: Thursday, November 17th, 2011 at 9:09 am

Wednesday Night at 7 pm there was a large fire at an apartment building in Fairfield.

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Breaking News Update: Fire at Nisly Wood Products in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 2011 at 7:23 am

Crews battled an early morning fire at a lumber business just south of Kalona. Four fire departments dealt with near zero wind chills at Nisly Wood Products.

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Benefit for Keota Family Hit by Fire

Posted: Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A fire in Keota early Tuesday morning resulted in the house at 2565 Buckeye Ave being a total loss.

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Breaking News: Fire in Downtown Keota

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:51 am


At least four buildings were on fire this morning in downtown Keota at the corner of East Broadway and North Ellis. 

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Fire at Historic State Theater in Downtown Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 10:02 am

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Washington Fire Chief Tom Wide tells KCII that there was a report of fire and smoke in the upper level of the State Theater in Downtown Washington.  He tells us that the cause of the fire was from a discarded cigarette in a projection room trash can.

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