Rural Monticello Garage Destroyed by Fire

A garage in rural Monticello was destroyed by fire Friday morning.

It happened at the Bob Helgens’ farm on 130th Avenue. Monticello Fire Department was dispatched to the scene around 10 am, with assistance from the Jones County Sheriff’s Office and Monticello Ambulance.

The detached garage is believed to be a total loss. The cause of the fire is unknown.