Barn Fire Spreads to Outbuildings North of Cascade

A fire broke out at a barn on the north side of Cascade on Friday.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 2 pm at the McDermott residence at 1020 Aitchison Road near the Highway 136/Highway 151 interchange.

The Sheriff’s Office responded to the fire, along with Cascade Fire & Ambulance, Bernard Fire and Farley Fire.

The fire started in the barn and then spread to a nearby outbuilding and corn crib.

Total damage is estimated around $250,000.

The Sheriff’s Office says they don’t know the cause of the fire, but it doesn’t appear to be suspicious in nature.

 

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