March 16, 2017 - 12:21 pm - Posted in News

sioux center fire logo doorSioux Center, Iowa– A late model skid loader was destroyed in a fire on Thursday, March 16, 2017 near Sioux Center.

According to Sioux Center Fire Chief David Van Holland, about 7:15 a.m., the Sioux Center Fire Department was called to the report of a skid loader on fire at Trans Ova Genetics at 3648 Highway 75. That’s about a half mile south of the Carmel Blacktop on Highway 75.

The chief says the fire department saw the skid loader fully engulfed in flame as they approached the scene.

Chief Van Holland reports that the skid loader was totaled, but nothing else burned.

He says no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is undetermined, says Van Holland.

He says they used about 100 gallons of water to fight the fire, and crews were on scene for ten to fifteen minutes.

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