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Five Fire Departments Extinguish Blaze Near Sioux Center

Sioux Center, Iowa — A storage building and its contents were destroyed in a fire on Saturday, June 27, 2020, near Sioux Center, and five area fire departments sent personnel to help extinguish the blaze.

According to Sioux Center Assistant Fire Chief Brian Vanden Brink, about 6:35 p.m., the Sioux Center Fire Department was called to the report of an outbuilding on fire at 3515 Grant Avenue, three miles north and a mile west of Sioux Center.

The assistant chief says the fire department saw the building fully engulfed and starting to collapse as they approached the scene. He says they used water to fight the fire.

Assistant Chief Vanden Brink says no injuries were reported.

The fire department was assisted by the Ireton, Hull, Rock Valley, and Doon fire departments.

Vanden Brink tells us the cause of the fire is undetermined.

Assistant Chief Vanden Brink reports that the wooden frame building and its contents of old farm equipment were totaled in the blaze.

He says the firefighters who responded were on the scene for about two hours.

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