1208 6th ST. N
Clear Lake IA 50428
The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to 1208 6th St N. for a reported house fire Monday, September 5th at approximately 0952hrs. The Clear Lake Fire Department responded with 3 Engine companies, 1 Command Vehicle, 1 Ambulance, 18 firefighters and 2 medics. Upon arrival the CLFD confirmed there was light smoke in the basement of the home and all residents had safely evacuated. CLFD made entry, located the fire in a utility room and extinguish it. The CLFD then began overhaul and vented the house. Damage was estimated at around $10,000. There were no working smoke alarms in the house. The cause of the fire was a malfunctioned dehumidifier. The CLFD was on scene for approximately 1 hr. The CLFD was assisted at the scene by Ventura Fire Department and the Clear Lake Police Department.