Fire Destroys Grain Barn in Dubuque County

A grain barn in Dubuque County was destroyed by a fire on Monday morning.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to the Hoefler farm at 28369 Tom Lucas Road east of New Vienna shortly before 3:30 am.

Fire departments from New Vienna, Holy Cross and Dyersville also responded to the scene.

The barn was fully engulfed in flames, with firefighters extinguishing the blaze.

The Sheriff’s Office says the barn was a total loss, with the house and a vehicle sustaining heat damage. Damage was estimated around $25,000.

No one was hurt.

Authorities say the fire does not appear to be suspicious at this time.

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