Dubuque County Home and Garage Damaged in Fire

A house and garage in Dubuque County was damaged in a fire early Saturday morning.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says the fire broke out at 2172 Jericho Road in Centralia shortly before 4 am. When emergency crews arrived, they found home’s attached garage fully engulfed in flames. Fire departments from Centralia, Peosta, Epworth and Asbury all responded to the scene.

The residents of the home were able to get out of the house safely. No one was injured.

The exact cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation.

Damage to the garage, its contents and the home are estimated at 70-thousand dollars.