Strong winds make Long Grove barn fire difficult to fight

UPDATE: Long Grove fire Chief Joshua Roe says two barns were destroyed by the flames. The initial blaze started in a back barn, and the wind blew the flames to a pole barn in front.

The barns held cars and old tiling.

The fire did not spread to the nearby home.

No one was hurt.


LONG GROVE, Iowa — Emergency crews are on scene of a barn on fire on 162nd Ave. in Long Grove, Iowa.

According to officials, the barn is fully engulfed and is located near a home.

Crews are battling strong winds to put out the blaze.

Stay tuned to WQAD News 8 as this story develops.