Fire Destroys Residence Near Durango, Iowa on Wednesday
A fire destroyed a residence near Durango early Wednesday(June 15) afternoon. The Dubuque County Sheriff's Department along with fire departments from Sherrill, Asbury, Holy Cross, Dubuque, Epworth, and Farley responded to 15072 Hyw 3 for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, the residence was completely engulfed in flames and is considered a total loss. The estimated value was $100,000.
Two family pets were trapped inside and did not survive. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but it does not appear suspicious at this time.
A neighboring residence, 15078 Hwy 3 sustained heat damage during the incident. Total damage to that residence is currently unknown.