LA MOTTE HOME A TOTAL LOSS

Firefighters from the Bellevue Fire Department were dispatched to 34844 296th Ave. last Tuesday at 8:39 a.m. to assist the LaMotte Fire Department with a house on fire. Arriving units found a manufactured home fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters from Key West, Andrew and Bellevue EMS, along with Jackson County Sheriff 's Department and the Iowa DNR assisted at the scene. The home, valued at $75,000, was a total loss. No injuries were reported but some dogs were lost in the fire. Firefighters were on scene for approximately three hours.