Sunday Fire Destroys Home in Carmel

January 11, 2022 8:36am

Carmel House Firie

Nobody was injured in a house fire Sunday afternoon in Carmel, however two animals perished in the blaze.  


Sioux Center Fire Chief Dave Van Holland says the fire was reported around 4:45pm; and as they approached the house, flames were seen coming out of the front window.  Van Holland says they used both exterior and interior attacks to fight the fire.  


Firefighters were at the scene for about three hours fighting the blaze.


Van Holland says the house was destroyed and two dogs were lost in the fire. Red Cross was contacted to assistant the occupants in finding a place to stay.


The cause of the fire has not been determined.


The Sioux Center Fire Department was assisted by Rock Valley, Hull, Maurice, and Ireton firefighters.



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