On Wednesday, September 28, at 7:01 a.m., the Sioux County Communications Center received 9-1-1 calls reporting a fire occurring at the Casey’s General Store, 612 Division Street., in Hull, IA.
The Hull Fire Department and Hull Ambulance responded to the business and found the roof area engulfed by fire. Employees were inside when the fire started and also reported an explosion that occurred inside shortly after flames and smoke were seen; all of the employees were able to safely evacuate the business without sustaining injuries.
The Hull Fire Department was assisted by fire departments from Rock Valley, Sioux Center, the Hull Ambulance and Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Hull Fire Chief.