Lights and Sirens

Car Totaled In Sioux Center Fire

Sioux Center, Iowa — A car was totaled in a fire on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Sioux Center.

According to Sioux Center Fire Chief David Van Holland, about 6:10 p.m., the Sioux Center Fire Department was called to the report of smoke coming from a vehicle at 400th Street and Harrison Avenue, the intersection in front of the Sioux Center Health Hospital in Sioux Center.

The chief says the fire department saw smoke and flames coming from the engine compartment. He says they extinguished the fire with water.

Van Holland says no injuries were reported.

He says the cause of the fire appeared to be electrical in nature and explained that the vehicle’s starter wouldn’t stop.

Chief Van Holland reports that the car was totaled.

He says the eight firefighters who responded were on the scene for about 15 minutes.

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