41°FFairFull Forecast

Firefighters respond to blaze southwest of Newton

Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 11:30 a.m. CDT

Newton firefighters responded to a fire call at 1632 W. 32nd St. S. around 1:30 a.m. this morning.

When they arrived, they discovered a barn fully ablaze, as well as three or four outbuildings that were just igniting. According to emergency radio communications, no people or animals were found in any of the buildings.

Officials with the Newton Fire Department were not available to provide further details, or to comment on a potential cause of the blaze, as of press time.

More News

National video

Reader Poll

Did the Newton City Council make the right decision in allocating $1 million toward acquisitions and demolitions of commercial buildings on First Avenue and the interchange corridors?