Confinement fire south of Hospers – March 31

On Sunday, March 31, at 9:39 a.m.  the Hospers Fire Department responded to a 9-1-1 report of fire that occurred at a hog confinement, 3725 Log Avenue, one and one-half miles north of Hospers, IA
The Hospers Fire received mutual assistance from fire departments of  Sheldon, Alton, Granville, Boyden and Orange City; the Orange City Ambulance, Hospers Ambulance and Sioux County Sheriff’s Office also assisted.
The confinement sustained approximately $50,000 in damage in damage; no feeder pigs were lost as a result of the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.