BREDA, Iowa (KCAU) – Crews in Carroll County, Iowa, spent the night fighting a fire and explosion.
The fire started Tuesday night around 10 in a building near Al’s Corner at the intersection of Highway 71 and 120th Street, about five miles east of Breda, according to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities told KCAU 9 that the building housed two propane tanks, among other items, when one of the trucks exploded around 11:26 p.m.
Debris from the explosion hit a nearby house, causing some damage.
There were nine different fire departments on the scene and returned around 3 a.m.
The gas station is the home office of Sparky’s One Stop, which has 26 convenience stores in west-central Iowa.