Fire Destroys Home Near Hedrick

By Ellis Codjoe, April 19, 2019

A fire destroyed a home in rural Wapello County Thursday afternoon.

Hedrick firefighters were called to 17747 110th Avenue southwest of Hedrick to battle a fire. Flames and heavy smoke could be seen for miles and soon crews from Ottumwa, Sigourney and the Wapello Rural Fire Department were summoned to assist.

Firefighters worked into the evening to extinguish the fire. No one was injured in the blaze.

The fire remains under investigation.

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