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FIRE DESTROYS RURAL LE MARS HOME

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Fire has destroyed a home in rural Plymouth County near Le Mars.

Le Mars Fire Chief Dave Schipper says crews could see flames from the fire on Muskrat Drive as they approached on Highway 3 around 6am Tuesday:

OC……….escaped safely. :14

A family of five including three children under age 10 were outside when firefighters arrived.

Schipper says their home would be considered a total loss:

OC……….a lot of damage here. ;12

Schipper believes the fire started on a deck in the back of the home:

OC………coming up with. ;20

Le Mars Fire and Rescue was assisted by Oyens, Remsen, Merrill, Hinton and Orange City fire personnel in fighting the fire.