UPDATE: Building fire in Clear Lake



County Road B20 is now reopen to traffic. According to an employee on the scene, the fire started from a grinding wheel that sparked on a car they were working on. The building is a total loss but no one was hurt.

Clear Lake, Hanlontown, Ventura and Fertile fire departments all responded.


CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – Authorities are responding to a fire at a North Iowa auto salvage yard.

Flames were reported Wednesday afternoon at B20 Auto and Salvage on 300th Street in Clear Lake.  KIMT has a reporter on the scene and she says smoke is visible for miles. County Road B20 is closed in both directions from the I-35 interchange to Grouse Avenue.

Stay with us for more details on this story as they develop.











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