Fayette County fire starts in tractor, spreads to farm buildings - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Fayette County fire starts in tractor, spreads to farm buildings

Photo Courtesy: Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office Photo Courtesy: Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office
Photo Courtesy: Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office Photo Courtesy: Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office
Photo Courtesy: Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office Photo Courtesy: Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office
FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) -

Rescue crews spent several hours on the scene of a fire in Fayette County Monday afternoon.

Firefighters were called just after 2:00 p.m. to 14542 160th Street.
Fire chief Jason Rohde says the blaze started in a tractor, then spread to a garage, a machine shed, and also an old hog house or chicken coop.

The garage and machine shed were destroyed, as well as some equipment in the machine shed.

Crews were on the scene past 7:00 p.m.

Rohde says wind was a factor to help the fire spread.

Crews from West Union, Hawkeye, and Maynard were also called to assist.

 

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