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Crews Extinguish Fire At The Bellevue Iowa Fire Station

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This photo shows damage to the rear of the fire station. This photo shows damage to the rear of the fire station.
Crews on scene at the Bellevue Fire Station. Crews on scene at the Bellevue Fire Station.

The Bellevue, Iowa Fire Department was called to duty a little too close to home on Thursday morning.

Firefighters were called to put out a fire in their own firehouse.

City Administrator Loras Herrig tells us the fire started around 7:00 a.m. and was extinguished by 7:15.

Damage was visible to the back of the building as well as the department's fireboat.

Herrig tells us there is also damage to the inside of the building.

Crews from Maquoketa, Preston, and Spring Brook Fire Departments were called to the scene to assist.

Herrig says no one was injured and the department is still operational at this time.

The Fire Marshall was called to assist in the investigation.

Herrig tells us the Bellevue Fire Department is a volunteer department, made up of about 40 volunteers. The ambulance service has about 20-25 volunteers.