Deck fire reported in Riverside

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


RIVERSIDE ? A fire on the deck of a residence at 141 E. Hickory St. in Riverside was reported extinguished Sunday afternoon.

The Washington County call log reported that at 4:05 p.m. a caller reported smoke was coming out of the ground near the front porch of the residence and the basement smelled like smoke. There were some cats inside the residence. Riverside Fire, Kalona Fire, and Ainsworth Fire responded.

Kalona and Ainsworth were disregarded. The log reported the fire was on the deck and was extinguished.