News

Alta Barn Fire

Alta Barn Fire

Photo: clipart.com

Alta, IA (KICD) — Numerous fire departments battle a barn fire.

The Wednesday afternoon fire was on a farm 7 miles southwest of Alta. Fire departments from Alta, Storm Lake, Aurelia, Newell and Galva all responded. As the Alta Fire Department arrived, they found the barn containing large round bales of hay was fully engulfed in flames.

After the fire was extinguished, an investigation determined the fire started by overheated bales in the barn. The value of the barn is approximately $25,000, and the bales were valued around $10,000.

Local Headlines

in Local

Alco Stores Shutting Down

alco

Alco has locations in Emmetsburg, Estherville and Orange City...

in Local

Spencer Rail Removal Project Approved

News CitySpencer1240

The city will receive over $45,000 from a Salt Lake company to remove a portion of rail and tie...

in Local

Radio Sale Scam

doppler

A company out of Chicago is misrepresenting themselves as KICD Radio...

in Local

Linn Grove Accident

bvsheriff

An Alta man is taken to the hospital after falling asleep while driving...

in Local

Storm Lake Accident

ambulance2

A Storm Lake man is injured after losing control of his vehicle...