Sheriff: Barn ‘fully engulfed’ in flame total loss

A barn on the Hoefler Farm at 28369 Tom Lucas Road is considered a total loss after catching fire, Nov. 16, according to a press release from the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office.

At approximately 3:20 a.m., the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office along with New Vienna Fire, Holy Cross Fire and Dyersville Fire, responded to the scene to find the barn fully engulfed in flame. The responding fire departments were eventually able to extinguish the fire.

The house and a vehicle sustained heat damage estimated at approximately $25,000, the release states.

The release further states no injuries were reported and the fire doesn’t appear to be suspicious at this time.