Crews battle fire in Washington

Firefighters from multiple agencies battle a fire in downtown Washington on Saturday, Nov. 12,...
Firefighters from multiple agencies battle a fire in downtown Washington on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.(Courtesy: Washington Fire Department)
Published: Nov. 12, 2022 at 6:19 PM CST
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WASHINGTON, Iowa (KCRG) - Firefighters in Washington put out a fire in the city’s center on Saturday evening.

Reports of the fire, located at 120 East Main Street, began shortly after the start of the 4 o’clock hour. A plume of smoke and flames were visible emitting from a building in the area. Firefighters were using hoses and a ladder truck to help put down the fire.

A view from the KCRG-TV9 CityCam in Washington of smoke and flames from a fire on East Main...
A view from the KCRG-TV9 CityCam in Washington of smoke and flames from a fire on East Main Street on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.(KCRG)

Nobody was hurt in the fire, according to officials.

The Ainsworth Fire Department, Kalona Fire Department, Riverside Fire Department, Wayland Fire Department, Brighton Fire Department, Wellman Fire Department, Washington County Emergency Management, Washington Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and Washington County Ambulance.

An investigation into the fire is ongoing.