Multiple fire departments respond to fire at farm off Highway 61 in Muscatine

Published: Oct. 1, 2020 at 12:08 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 1, 2020 at 2:03 PM CDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC) - Multiple fire departments responded to a fire at a farm off Highway 61 in Muscatine early Thursday afternoon.

The fire was located near New Era Road, which was blocked off both ways and is now open.

The owner of the farm told TV6 the fire started in the barn and spread to the garage.

The owner says there were no injuries but that has not been confirmed by officials yet.

As of 1:45 p.m. there were no flames visible but fire officials were still working to clean up the debris and spray the smoking structures.

According to a TV6 crew on scene, the smoke is not visible from Highway 61 anymore.

Multiple fire departments responded to the fire including, Muscatine, Durant, Blue Grass, Montpelier and Wilton.

Smoke not visible from highway 61 anymore. Down to three fire trucks now many have left. New era open both ways

TV6 will update this story as more information is confirmed by officials.

Copyright 2020 KWQC. All rights reserved.