Fire Does 'Extensive Damage' to La Motte Business

LA MOTTE, Iowa - Firefighters in Jackson County got a call for a building fully engulfed around 8:30 Thursday morning.

A total of 52 firefighters from six departments spent two hours putting out flames at Bullock Ag Service, at 522 Elm Street. Bullock is a trucking and feed feed company.

Investigators said the fire started in a part of the building where workers repair equipment. Firefighters said flames and smoke did "extensive damage" but didn't immediately have an estimate.

No injuries were reported.
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