Sheldon firefighters called to house fire

Members of the Sheldon Fire Co. carry a ladder to a house fire Tuesday evening, Jan. 22, at 1325 S. Third Ave. No one was injured in the blaze.

SHELDON—No one was injured in a house fire late Tuesday evening, Jan. 22, in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Fire Co. was paged at 9:11 p.m. to a report of a structure fire at 1325 S. Third Ave. The property is owned by Tom and Jill Mouw of rural Sheldon.

On arrival firefighters found a fire showing on the back side of the one-and-a-half-story house and the blaze was quickly extinguished, according to assistant fire chief Brad Hindt.

The fire remains under investigation, he said.

No damage estimate was available on the property, which was built in 1890, according to O’Brien County Assessor’s Office records.

The Sheldon Fire Co. had 22 firefighters on scene.

Assisting on the scene were personnel with the Sheldon Police Department, O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office, Sheldon Community Ambulance Team, Sheldon Emergency Management Agency, O’Brien County EMA and Sheldon Water Department.

The Sheldon Fire Co. was at the scene for nearly two hours.