Dubuque County Home Destroyed by Fire

A Dubuque County home was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says the fire broke out at 14881 Derby Grange Road a little before 2 am.

They say a heat lamp that was left on caused the fire.

The family was able to safely escape the home, which was a total loss. The Red Cross has stepped in to help.

Fire departments from Farley, Asbury, Sherrill and Centralia helped at the scene.