Sibley, Iowa — The Sibley Fire Department was called out on Monday, April 24, 2023 for a call near Sibley.

According to Sibley Fire Chief Ken Huls, at about 6:30 p.m., the Sibley Fire Department was called to the report of a shed fire at 1953 Pierce Avenue, about two miles southeast of Sibley.

The chief says when they arrived, it looked worse than it was. He says a passerby saw what they thought was a shed on fire, but as it turned out it was a burn pile and some surrounding items that were burning. He says in addition to the hay that was in the pit, some grass, tires, and old equipment burned. He tells us the fire had been smoldering for several days and in a gust of wind, rekindled and started the surrounding grass on fire.

Huls says no injuries were reported.

He tells us there was minimal damage to anything of significance.

He says the firefighters who responded were on the scene for about 20 minutes.

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