Fire in Cascade-area farm building causes $20,000 damage

A fire in an empty hog confinement building caused approximately $20,000 worth of damage Feb. 10.

The Dubuque County Sheriff ’s Department and Cascade and Worthington fire departments responded at about 1:15 p.m. to 4240 Iowa 136 North after a farm building fire was reported, according to Sheriff Joe Kennedy. There were no reported injuries, he said.

Kennedy said the cause of the fire was welding in the building and nothing suspicious was noted.