Fire Destroys Barn East Of Iron Ridge

Fire destroyed a barn in the Town of Herman late Saturday night. Eleven fire departments battled the blaze at the Dale Twardokus residence at N5952 Pierce Road. No one was injured, but a number of livestock died from smoke inhalation. When Dodge County Sheriff’s deputies arrived the Iron Ridge Fire Department was already on the scene and the barn was fully engulfed. The Iron Ridge Fire Department will be investigating the cause and origin of the fire. The fire was reported at 10:03 p.m.