Rock Valley, Iowa — Rock Valley firefighters responded to a fire call on New Years’s Day evening, and damage to a local institution was prevented.
According to new Rock Valley Fire Chief Brent Eshuis, the call went out about ten minutes before 8 PM on Friday night, January 1st, 2016. He says the call was to Whispering Heights at 2116 14th Street. Whispering Heights is an intermediate care facility attached to Hegg Memorial Hospital – Avera in Rock Valley.
He says when firefighters got there they discovered a fuse box on a water heater had burned. Eshuis says damage was minimal and was contained to the fuse box.