Firefighters are still at the scene of a large blaze on the southwest side of Oelwein.

Fire crews from Oelwein and a couple of other area departments, were called out just before 4:30 this morning (Tuesday, May 2), to an area near the old railroad yards.

A private storage building containing wood went up in flames, which could be seen from miles away.

The building appeared to be a total loss.

No injuries were reported.

A cause has not yet been determined.

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