SEVERE WX: Flood Warning View Alerts

Authorities respond to house fire in Clear Lake

Fire crews were called to a house in the 900 block of 7th Avenue North.

Posted: Dec. 30, 2017 3:15 PM
Updated: Dec. 31, 2017 10:13 AM

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa - The Clear Lake Fire Department responded to a reported house fire around 4:10 a.m. Saturday morning. They were called to a house in the 900 block of 7th Avenue North.

The Clear Lake Police Department was first on scene and saw heavy smoke showing from the roofline. When firefighters arrived, they entered through the back door and came across light smoke. They located the fire in the entry way wall and attic of the house.

Fire crews were on scene for about an hour and a half. Authorities say the probable cause of the fire is electrical failure.

No one was injured in the fire. Estimated damage is over $25,000.

The Clear Lake Fire Department was assisted on scene by the Clear Lake Police Department, Ventura Fire Department, and Alliant Energy.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
61° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 61°
Albert Lea
Overcast
61° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 61°
Austin
Overcast
63° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 63°
Charles City
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 66°
Rochester
Broken Clouds
62° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 62°
We're tracking another round of showers and storms for tonight which will look to bring severe weather
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Thinking before Inking?

Image

Wind farm decision

Image

Francis Lauer celebrates 50 years

Image

Francis Lauer

Image

Keeping Water Out While Cleaning Up Flood Damage

Image

Coffee and Conversation

Image

Your StormTeam 3 Weather Forecast for Thursday

Image

Model UN participants looking to make change

Image

Students work to raise money for displaced family

Image

Streets close due to flooding

Community Events