Fire Destroys House In Estherville

Sat 1-2-2021

(Estherville)-- An early morning fire Saturday destroyed a house in Estherville.

Fire Chief Dick Beaver says they were called to 1414 North 6th Street a little before 4:00 am and found the structure completely engulfed. The fire was reported by a neighbor who called 911.

Firefighters from Wallingford and Gruver were called for assistance.

No injuries were reported and there was no immediate word on a possible cause. 

Firefighters were on the scene about eight and-a-half hours.

The blaze remains under investigation by the Estherville Fire Department, Estherville Police Department, the State Fire Marshall's Office and the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office. 

The Estherville Ambulance, Emmet County Emergency Management, the Emmet County Sheriff's Office, and several businesses and citizens assisted on the scene.


Photos courtesy Estherville Fire Department