Northwest Iowa town evacuated due to large field fire Wednesday

Published: Nov. 2, 2022 at 3:37 PM CDT
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Ricketts, IOWA (KTIV) - A northwest Iowa town was evacuated Wednesday due to a large field fire near Ricketts, Iowa.

According to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in between 11 a.m. and noon about a large field fire in the 1500 block of J Avenue in Charter Oak.

The fire moved quickly due to high winds, which led to authorities evacuating Ricketts, Iowa.

Authorities say the fire has been extinguished as of 3 p.m. and no structures were damaged as a result of the fire.

There is no additional information at this time.