Dubuque County Hog Building Destroyed in Early Morning Fire

A hog building was destroyed as the result of a fire early Saturday morning in Dubuque County.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department says firefighters from the New Vienna and Dyersville Fire Departments responded to the Neil and Ellen Kramer farm at 15937 Pape Road at 1:15 for the reported structure fire. The building and its contents were considered a total loss estimated at over $75,000. No animals were inside the building at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

The exact cause of the fire is unknown at this time but does not appear suspicious in nature.