Update: Hog barn fire cause released

FARM FIRE

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – Authorities have now released the probable cause of a barn fire in north Iowa.

Clear Lake officials say the blaze happened early Wednesday morning on Indigo Avenue. When crews arrived, the hog barn was engulfed in flames. Some animals died in the fire.

Law enforcement believe the fire started because a portable heat source came in contact with combustibles.

 

 

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