Fire destroys house in rural Burlington Wednesday
BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) - A fire destroyed a home in rural Burlington Wednesday, the Burlington Fire Department said.
According to a media release, fire crews were called to a home in the Concordia Township at 11:41 a.m. Crews found flames and smoke showing from the single-family home.
Firefighters had the fire extinguished by 1:30 p.m. No one was in the home when the fire started, according to the release.
Damage estimates are still being assessed, but the property is considered a total loss, according to the release.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Burlington Fire Department, Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department, and the Iowa State Fire Marshal’s Office.
The fire department was assisted by Gladstone, Denmark, Wever, and West Burlington fire departments. Superior Ambulance also assisted at the scene.
No injuries were reported.
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