Fire Damages Rural Peosta Home and Garage

A fire damaged a rural Peosta home Thursday afternoon.

It happened southeast of town at 13078 Swiss Valley Road shortly after 1 pm. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says David Overby had parked his UTV in the garage and then discovered the garage was on fire a short time later.

The fire engulfed the garage and then spread to the home. Total damage was estimated at 100-thousand dollars.

Fire departments from Epworth, Peosta/Centralia and Key West responded to the scene.

The fire remains under investigation.