Fire engulfs Dobson Pipe Organ Builders in Lake City, Iowa

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LAKE CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A world-renowned pipe organ company in Lake City, Iowa went up in flames Tuesday afternoon. Dobson Pipe Organ Builders was completely engulfed in flames.  

According to onlookers, the fire was reported around 4:30 p.m. 

Fire crews from around Calhoun County continue to battle flames leaping more than 50 feet into the air.

According to a Facebook post from the Dobson Company, one employee was burned after attempting to put out the flames.

The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Dobson Pipe Organ Company has been constructing fine pipe organs for churches, schools and private individuals for more than 3 decades.

KCAU 9 News reported on the company in March to share their story about designing and handcrafting pipe organs. Those interested in the report can visit our website by clicking here.

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