Ocheyedan Fire Department Responds To Residential Fire Call Sunday Morning

Ocheyedan, Iowa — It could have been a lot worse. The Ocheyedan Fire Department was called to the report of a residential fire on Sunday morning.
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Ocheyedan Fire Chief Dan Hartwig says the fire was at 6350 Highway 9, and it was called in about 7:35 on Sunday morning, January 4th. That location is due north of Ocheyedan on Highway 9. Hartwig says they arrived to find fire had damaged a wall of the house. He says the damage was limited to the area around an electrical outlet in the wall.

Hartwig says the damage was only about the size of a basketball, and that the cause of the fire was electrical in nature.

No injuries were reported.

The chief says fire crews were only there for about a half hour.

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