Telehandler Receives “Substantial Damage” In Inwood Fire

Inwood, Iowa — A telehandler was damaged in a fire on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, in Inwood.

According to Inwood Fire Chief Troy Van Beek, at about 3:45 p.m., the Inwood Fire Department was called to the report of a forklift on fire near the park on West Church Street on the west side of Inwood.

The chief says the fire department saw flames coming from the engine compartment as they approached the scene. He says they used water to fight the fire.

Van Beek says no injuries were reported.

He says the cause of the fire is undetermined.

Chief Van Beek reports that there was substantial damage.

He says the firefighters who responded were on the scene for about 45 minutes.


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