Livestock Lost in Monticello Structure Fire

Some livestock were lost in a structure fire in Monticello on Saturday afternoon.

The Monticello Fire Department says their department, along with Monticello Ambulance, were called to an address on South Main Street around 4 pm.

When they arrived on the scene, there were multiple structures on fire with various exposure risks. They immediately requested assistance from Anamosa and Cascade Fire Departments.

Firefighters spend the next hours battling the fire and extreme heat.

While some livestock were lost, the fire department says the remaining livestock were freed from their pens and were not injured.

No other details were immediately available.

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