Ashton, Iowa — A pickup was destroyed in a fire on Saturday, April 3, 2021, near Ashton.
According to Ashton Fire Chief Andy Gacke, at about 6:00 p.m, the Ashton Fire Department was called to the report of a fire out of control at 2280 Nuthatch Avenue, just north of Ashton.
The chief says the fire department saw control had been lost of a burn pile as they approached the scene. He says they used water and foam to fight the fire.
Gacke says no injuries were reported.
Chief Gacke reports that a late model Ford Ranger pickup was destroyed in the blaze.
He says the firefighters who responded were on the scene for about a half-hour.