No injuries reported in hog confinement fire near Adams

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(ABC 6 News) – The Mower County Sheriff’s Office responded to a hog confinement fire near Adams Tuesday afternoon.

Just after 5:30 p.m., fire departments from Adams, Leroy, Rose Creek, and Staceyville all responded to the 70000 block of 110 St.

Earlier in the day, the reporting party stated that the building had received a chemical treatment indicating a possible chemical release. The building was unoccupied with humans and animals.

Residents in the area were evacuated while crews evaluated the affected area.

There have been no injuries of humans or animals reported at this time, and there is no longer concern for the safety of residents in the surrounding area, and evacuated residents are cleared to return.

Officials ask that people do not travel in the area of the fire while fire crews complete their work.

Additional information will be added to this article as it becomes available.