Northwood, Iowa: Fire at Airport Forces Emergency Evacuation

February 20, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

A fire at a building at the Northwood Municipal Airport on Thursday has forced an evacuation of the Iowa town.

The fire is burning at a facility that contains sulfuric acid, spurring authorities to announce the evacuation to the Kensett Community Center, which is about six miles south of Northwood on Highway 65.

Residents who do not have Transportation can be transported to Kensett from the sheriffs office at 1000 Central Avenue Northwood Iowa. If transportation to the sheriffs office is needed call the Sheriff at 641-324-2481.

Officials stressed the danger of the situation.

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