On-scene reports indicate the fire appeared to be at a business called “Cob’s Custom Farming.” The business has a large bi-fold aircraft-style door on the front. This door was partially-open and several burned items could be seen at the time of the report, which was about 9 PM.
Fire trucks were seen from Lester, Larchwood, and Alvord, Iowa; and Hills, Minnesota. Also, the Luverne, Minnesota Fire Department had come down with their aerial truck to help fight the fire. Several rescue squads were on scene as well as the Lyon County Ambulance. Deputies from both Lyon County, Iowa and Rock County, Minnesota were also seen on the scene.
Details of the blaze, including the cause are not available at this hour.