Hog Confinement Damaged In Fire

Alvord, Iowa — A hog confinement building was damaged in a fire on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 near Alvord.
According to Alvord Fire Chief Glen Meyer, about 11:05 AM, the Alvord Fire Department was called to the report of small building fire, with fire in the attic near Alvord on 220th Street.

The chief says the fire department saw flames in the rafters as they approached the scene. He says they used water to fight the fire.

Meyer says no injuries were reported. He says The Alvord Fire Department was assisted by the Doon Fire Department and Doon Rescue Crew. He says the cause of the fire is undetermined.

Chief Meyer reports that there was moderate damage to the hog confinement building.

Lyon County dispatch reports that crews were on scene until about 12:50 PM.

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