Fire Destroys Dubuque County Barn

A barn was destroyed by fire in Dubuque County Wednesday.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to the Leonard Schuster farm at 8572 Highway 52 South during the noon hour. Fire departments from Key West, Lamotte, Bellevue, Asbury and Centralia also responded to the fire.

There was livestock in the barn, but they were able to get out.

Authorities say the barn appears to be a total loss, with damage estimated at 100-thousand dollars.

A Go Fund Me account has been set up to help the family recover from their loss.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.